Mark Aldrich

Marilyn Carlson Nelson Professor Emeritus of Economics

Smith College

Contact & Office Hours

Gables 204



Mark Aldrich has served as a senior economist at the Occupational Safety and Health Administration and is a member of the Economic History Association and the Society for the History of Technology.

Aldrich's primary teaching and research interests are the economics of the environment and economic history. His most recent writing has focused on the economic history of safety. 

Selected Publications

Death Rode the Rails: American Railroad Accidents and Safety, 1828–1965. (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006). 

Safety First: Technology, Labor, and Business in the Building of American Work Safety, 1870–1939. (Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997).