Jason Lahman is a historian, writer and visual artist.
He holds degrees in communication studies, business and the history of technology and science.
His recent academic work focuses on the topics of artificial life before the 20th century, the changing concepts of race and class and the mythic connections between human beings and material culture. He writes regularly for various publications on art and culture.
He has been a professor in humanities at San Francisco State University and has lectured widely on the history of machines, early robotics, imperialism and the cultures of the self at UC Davis, Portland State University, Temple University, the University of Rhode Island, the San Francisco Art Institute and California College of the Arts.
He can be reached at: jasonlahman at gmail dot com