Scott Gabriel Knowles, Jason Ludwig, Christian Parker, Jacob Smith, and Nathaniel Stanton

Scott Knowles is a Professor at Drexel University and historian of modern cities, technology, and public policy. Since 2011, he has been a member of the Fukushima Forum collaborative research community and is also active in the Philadelphia historical community. Knowles' work has appeared in the New York Times and The Hill, and he has discussed history and politics on the Leonard Lopate Show on WYNC radio. His students Jason Ludwig, Christian Parker, Jacob Smith, and Nathaniel Stanton co-authored this piece.