Jeannette Estruth is an Assistant Professor of History at Bard College, and a Faculty Associate at the Harvard Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society. She is currently working on her book manuscript, "A New Utopia: A Political History of the Silicon Valley, 1945-2013," which explores the history of social movements, the technology industry, and economic culture in the United States.
Estruth received her Doctorate in History, with honors, from New York University in 2018, and she was a finalist for the Herman Krooss Prize for the Best Dissertation in Business History in 2019. Her work has been generously supported by the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Mellon Foundation, the University of Virginia Miller Center, the Hagley Library, the Huntington Library, the Henry MacCracken Fellowship, and the Fulbright Program. Estruth’s work has been published in the Washington Post, Business Insider, and Enterprise and Society, among others. She has presented at numerous conferences, including the American Historical Association Meeting, the Organization of American Historians Meeting, and the Urban History Association Meeting. Estruth was formerly the Associate Editor of the Radical History Review, and an Editorial Assistant at Harvard University Press. She is delighted to have been with the Berkman-Klein Center since 2018.