Thomas Haigh

  • Professor, History


  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania (History and Sociology of Science)
  • MA, University of Pennsylvania (History and Sociology of Science)
  • MEng, University of Manchester (Computer Science)
  • BSc, University of Manchester (Computer Science)

Research Interests

  • History of Information Technology
  • Business History
  • History of Work
  • History of Technology
  • Media History

Selected Publications

Haigh, Thomas & Paul Ceruzzi. A New History of Modern Computing. MIT Press, 2021.
Haigh, Thomas & Mark Priestley, “Colossus in Context.” Technology & Culture 61.3 (July, 2020):871:900.
Haigh Thomas (Ed.) Exploring the Early Digital. Springer, 2019.
Paju, Petri, and Haigh, Thomas D. “IBM Rebuilds Europe: The Curious Case of the Transnational Typewriter” Enterprise & Society 12.2 (2016): 265-300.
Haigh, Thomas D., Priestley, Mark , and Rope, Crispin. ENIAC in Action: Making and Remaking the Modern Computer 2016.
Mahoney, M.. Histories of Computing Ed. Haigh, Thomas D. Harvard University Press. 2011.
Haigh, Thomas D. “How Data Got its Base: Generalized Information Storage Software in the 1950s and 60s” IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 31.4 (2009).
Haigh, Thomas D. “Inventing Information Systems: The Systems Men and the Computer” Business History Review 75.1 (2001): 15-61.