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  Jenny Leigh Smith
Assistant Professor of History
School of History & Sociology

Ph.D., MIT, Program in History, Anthropology, Science, Technology and Society
Joined faculty in 0000

Research areas/interests
Technology and Science, Industrialization, Environmental History, Food and Agriculture

2010 Harvard University Schlesinger Library Research Support Grant,
2009 Georgia Tech class of 1969 Teaching Fellow,
NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant SES0449767

Current and recent projects  
Completing a book, "Animal Farms" on the history of Industrial Agriculture in the USSR.
New project to translate and annotate a Soviet Era cookbook.
New project on industrial and environmental history in the Soviet arctic.

Recent and selected publications  
"Empire of Ice Cream: How Life Got Sweeter in the Postwar Soviet Union" in Food Chains: From Farmyard to Shopping Cart eds. Roger Horowitz and Warren Belasco, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia 2008 304 pp.

Professional associations
Society for the History of Technology
American Society for Environmental History