Dr. Jeff Schramm is an alumnus of Missouri S&T, receiving a BA in hHistory in 1992. He received a MA and PhD from Lehigh University in 1995 and 2003. He teaches courses in the history of technology, architecture, and science. He has been recognized for his exceptional teaching with several teaching awards. Primarily an historian of industrial technology, his scholarly research to date has been on technological change and the 20th century railroad industry. His book, Out of Steam: Dieselization and American Railroads, 1920-1960, was published in 2010. His current major research project is a history of the scientific and technological research activities of the United States Bureau of Mines. Schramm is the special assistant to the provost for eLearning and the S&T UM Faculty Scholars coordinator. He is the Region 8 Coordinator for National History Day in Missouri and is an advisor for several student organizations including Kappa Kappa Psi and KMNR 89.7fm, the student radio station. Occasionally he even takes over the airways as a DJ.
Reviewed September 10, 2013.