- Fulbright Award (1965)
- Soviet Union
oren Graham served as an assistant professor of history in the College of Arts and Sciences at Indiana University Bloomington from 1964 to 1966. He left IU for a position at Columbia University as an assistant professor of history where he served from 1966 to 1967, associate professor from 1967 to 1972, and professor from 1972 to 1978. In 1978, Graham accepted an appointment at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a professor of history of science, serving until 2006 and currently holds the title of MIT's professor emeritus of the history of science in the Program in Science, Technology and Society. He also serves as a member of the executive committee of the Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies at Harvard University. Graham specializes in the history of science and the study of contemporary science and technology in Russia. Prior to academia, he served in the U.S. Naval Reserve from 1955 to 1963. Graham received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from Purdue University in 1955, a Ph.D. in History from Columbia University in 1964, and a Doctor of Letters (honoris causa) from Purdue University in 1986. He also studied at Moscow University from 1960 to 1961 as a participant of one of the first academic exchange programs between the U.S. and the Soviet Union.
Graham received the George Sarton medal from the History of Science Society in 1996 and the Follo Award from the Michigan Historical Society in 2000. While at IU, he received a Fulbright award to research in the Soviet Union during the 1965-1966 academic year. He has also received Woodrow Wilson, Danforth, Guggenheim, and Rockefeller Fellowships. Graham is a fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as well as a member of the American Philosophical Society and a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Natural Science.