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Pamela E. Mack

Pamela E. Mack

Associate Professor

Department of History
Office: Hardin Hall 014
Phone: (864) 656-3153

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania (1983)


History of Science, History of Technology, Digital History

Professor Mack is a specialist in the history of technology and science, and she has also done work in environmental history and digital history. She teaches History 322 and 323, the bookend courses in the history of technology, as well as a survey of history of science, history of tourism, and honors seminars. Dr. Mack has been on the Clemson University Honors College committee for nearly 25 years and has been very involved with general education, coordinating the Science and Technology in Society requirement and minor. For Dr. Mack’s course syllabi, curriculum vitae, and other useful resources, please visit her webpage at


Selected Professional Works

Books (Published)

From Engineering Science to Big Science: The NACA/NASA Collier Trophy Research Project. Editor. University Press of the Pacific, 2006.

Viewing the Earth: The Social Construction of the Landsat Satellite System. The MIT Press, 1990.

Journal Articles & Book Chapters (Published)

Josh Catalano, Douglas Seefeldt and Pamela Mack, "Realizing New Models of Historical Scholarship: Envisioning a Disipline-Based Digital History Doctoral Program," in Digital Futures of Graduate Study in the Humanities (Minneapolis: Univ of Minnesota Press)

Groff, R. E., & Walker, I.D., & Mack, P.E., "A Course on the Societal Impact of Robotics: Preliminary Outcomes" 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition Proceedings, Columbus, Ohio. (2017, June)

"Convincing Students... of What? Teaching STS in a Changing World," History of Science Society Newsletter, January 2017.

"Issues in Survey Assessments of STS Courses" Pamela E. Mack, Todd Campbell, and Nor Hashidah Abd-Hamid, Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society, Oct 2008; vol. 28: pp. 408-413.

“What Difference Has Feminism Made to Engineering in the Twentieth Century” in Science, Medicine and Technology: The Difference Feminism Has Made edited by Angela N. H. Creager, Elizabeth Lunbeck, and Londa Schiebinger (University of Chicago Press, 2001).

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