Andrew M. Busch is an interdisciplinary historian who studies cities, environmental planning, knowledge production, and political economy. He is also an oral historian. Busch received a PhD in American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of City in a Garden: Environmental Transformations and Racial Justice in Twentieth Century Austin, Texas (University of North Carolina Press, 2017) and co-author of Republic of Barbecue: Stories beyond the Brisket (University of Texas Press, 2009). His new project, High Tech Texas: Public Institutions, Regional Economic Development, and the Myth of Free Markets, is under contract with the University of Texas Press.