Nathan Ensmenger has degrees in engineering from [Princeton University](http://orfe.princeton.edu/) and the history of science from the [University of Pennsylvania](http://hss.sas.upenn.edu/). His research focuses on the social and cultural history of software and software workers, the history of artificial intelligence, and gender issues in information science and technology. His first book, [The Computer Boys Take Over: Computers, Programmers, and the Politics of Technical Expertise](http://thecomputerboys.com), explores the rise to power of a new group of technical experts in the American corporation. He is currently working on a book on the history of "decision technologies" and their use in medicine, finance, and public policy.
For more information, see his [curriculum vitae](http://www.ischool.utexas.edu/~nathan/files/ensmenger-cv.pdf).