David A. Hounshell, Director of the Cold War Science & Technology Studies Program at Carnegie Mellon, is a specialist in the rise of industrial research and development in the U.S. and the problems of managing scientific and technical research in organizations.  
Edward Constant, Associate Professor of History at Carnegie Mellon, specializes in the relationship between scientific progress and radical technological change.
 John Modell, Professor of History at Carnegie Mellon, is a specialist in the social impact of war, and especially the impact of World War II and the Cold War on the social sciences.
 Daniel Resnick, Professor of History at Carnegie Mellon, researches U.S. education policy during the Cold War.
Steven Schlossman, Chairman of the History Department at Carnegie Mellon, studies the impact of military and foundation funding on MBA programs and curricula in Cold War America, as well as the history of African-Americans, gays, and women in the armed forces. He also studies educational policy.
 Kiron Skinner specializes in the study of American foreign policy, international relations theory, and international security. She is currently working on two books on U.S. strategy and the ending of the Cold War using game theory as a theoretical framework.
Joel Tarr has published landmark studies on technology and the environment. His research encompasses the Cold War era, and the analytical methods that he has developed can be employed in the study of the environmental history of Cold War matériel manufacture, including radioactive wastes.

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