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University of Delaware121 John Munroe HallNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClassAF070AA1D85644F0972EEFE4D3316C13"><p>Arwen P. Mohun specializes in the social and cultural historian of technology.   Her publications include <em>Steam Laundries: Gender, Work, and Technology in the United States and Great Britain, 1880-1940</em> (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999); <em>His and Hers: Gender, Consumption and Technology</em> (University of Virginia Press, 1998) co-edited with Roger Horowitz; and <em>Gender and Technology: A Reader</em> (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003) co-edited with Nina Lerman and Ruth Oldenziel.</p><p>In her most recent book, <em>Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society</em> (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013), Professor Mohun explores the changing ways Americans have understood and managed everyday risk from the 18th century to the present.  <em>Risk</em> was awarded the 2014 Ralph Gomery Prize from the Business History Conference.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass20A0B644FAFA4A3B92D222E16F730558"><h4>Books:</h4><p><em>Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society</em> (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013)</p><p><em>Steam Laundries: Gender, Work, and Technology in the United States and Great Britain, 1880-1940</em> (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1999)</p><h4>Edited Volumes</h4><p><em>His and Hers: Gender, Consumption and Technology</em> (University of Virginia Press, 1998) co-edited with Roger Horowitz</p><p><em>Gender and Technology: A Reader </em>(Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003) co-edited with Nina Lerman and Ruth Oldenziel</p><h4>Articles and Book Chapters</h4><p>"Amusement Parks for the World: The Export of American Technology and Know-How, 1900-1939,” <em>Icon 19 </em>(2014):100-12.</p><p>“Lightning Rods and the Commodification of Risk in Nineteenth-Century America” in <em>Taming the Electric Fire</em>, edited by Oliver Hochadel and Peter Heering (Philadelphia: American Philosophical Society, 2009).</p><p>“Labor and Technology” in <em>A Companion to American Technology</em>, Carroll Pursell, ed. (Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2005), 212-230.</p><p>“On the Frontier of the Empire of Chance: Statistics, Accidents, and Risk in Industrializing America” <em>Science in Context 8</em>(September 2005): 337-357</p><p>“Designed for Thrills and Safety: Gender, Technology, and the Commodification of Risk in the Amusement Park Industry,” <em>Journal of Design History 14</em> (Fall 2001): 291-306.</p></div>Publicationsmohun@udel.eduhttps://www.history.udel.edu/Documents%20Bios%20CVs/faculty/mohun-arwen-cv.pdfMohun, Arwen<img alt="Professor Arwen Mohun" src="/Images%20Bios/faculty/Mohun_Arwen.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Henry Clay Reed Professor of HistoryCoordinator, Hagley Program in the History of Capitalism, Technology, and Culture

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