Get David A. Hounshell essential facts below. View Videos or join the David A. Hounshell discussion. Add David A. Hounshell to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Hounshell studied electrical engineering at Southern Methodist University, receiving the B.S. in 1972. He then changed fields and enrolled in the University of Delaware's history program earning the M.S. in 1975. He continued his studies at Delaware completing his Ph.D. in 1978.
Hounshell started his academic career at the University of Delaware, where in 1983 he got promoted to associate professor of history. In those days he was also curator of technology at the Hagley Museum. In the year 1987/88 he was a Marvin Bower Fellow at Harvard Business School. In 1991 he moved to the Carnegie Mellon University, where he is appointed David M. Roderick Professor of Technology and Social Change in the Department of Social and Decision Sciences, Department of History, and the Department of Engineering and Public Policy.