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Aidinoff, Marc

sociology of knowledge; decision making; organizational behavior; technocracy; history of the social sciences

Bailey, Taylor

history of zoos and aquariums; history of veterinary medicine; animal studies; environmental history; history of science; cultural history

Chaudhuri, Ashawari

anthropology; sociology of science; hybridity; nature and culture; material-semiotic study of Bt cotton

Christidi, Nadia

anthropology of future planning and design; climate change realities and imaginaries; water stress and water management solutions; cities; diversification, resilience, and sustainability; speculative design and design fiction

Fadok, Richard

anthropology of the life sciences; design anthropology; science and technology studies; history of biology and biotechnology; media studies

Gonzalez, Steven

anthropology and history of information technology (IT); anthropology of science fiction; cultures of computing; data centers/server farms; ethnographies of infrastructure; professional language/sociolinguistics; material-semiotics; feminist postcolonial science studies; anthropocene

Grande, Aja

ontologies of formative learning; ethnobotany; community-based learning; anthropology; science, technology & society

Immerman, Eleanor

sociology of arms control experimentation; nuclear policy and justice; sociology of knowledge; technocracy; neuroethics; history of memory; neuroenhancement

Kapsalakis, Lauren

history of the social sciences; cultural and transnational history; the laboratory and the field

Kim, Clare

history of mathematical sciences; US intellectual and cultural history; media studies; aesthetics; race and science; science and humanities; modernism/modernity

Kochhar, Rijul

anthropologies of waiting; antibiotic resistance; bacteriophages; biopolitics and biosecurity; Cold War technoscience; disability, toxicity, and injury; emergen(t)cy states; futures; life-forms; pharmaceuticals; philosophy and anthropology; planetary crises; zones of human/animal care; United States, India

Laurence, Alison

animals on display; cultures of collecting; natural history; museums; material culture; American history; cultural history

Lee, Crystal


history of science; history of information; data visualization; visual and material culture; food studies; molecular gastronomy; the senses; digital humanities; intellectual history

Lee, Jia Hui


human and other animals; sensing; anthropology of science; anthrozoology; development; olfaction; global South; science and technology studies

Loh, Timothy


medical anthropology; deafness and sign language; disability studies; transnational discourses and movements; biopolitics and the state; anthropology of the senses; ethics of intervention; displacement and forced migration; Middle East; Jordan

Menzel, Julian


history of physical sciences; history of technology; science policy; gender and sexuality studies; digital humanities

Müller, Lucas

history of medicine; history of science; environmental history; international history; history of modern Europe; environmental history; global health; medical anthropology; Global STS; scientific expertise and regulation

Ochigame, Rodrigo

computing, mathematical modeling, machine learning, experimentation, direct democracy

Oviatt, Peter

agriculture; land use; food systems; political ecology; soil conservation; domestication and commodification of fungi; mushrooms; mycorrhiza; history and anthropology of mycology

Reis Castro, Luísa

anthropology of biology and health sciences; anthropology of science, technology and medicine; global STS; animal-human interactions; public health and politics; mosquitoes and vector control; mosquito-borne diseases

Reiss Sorokin, Alex

history and sociology of information technology; internet and platforms; digital histories; infrastructure and maintenance; privacy, control and surveillance; governance and regulation; law, science and society; social networks; algorithms

Rewegan, Alex

anthropology of biology and medicine; feminist science studies; cannabis; drugs and society; plant-human relations; matter and materiality; naturecultures; capitalisms and value; affective ecologies; sciences of the mind and brain; race, gender, and science

Robbins, Gabrielle

anthropology; global STS; pharmaceuticals; medicine, technology, and politics; postcolonial science studies; North and East Africa

Ruamcharoen, Boyd


media/infrastructure archaeology; elemental media; information; publics; scale; representation; political anthropology; critical theory; United States; Southeast Asia; Thailand

Semel, Beth

linguistic anthropology, anthropology of science and technology, sound studies, mental health care, diagnostics, listening and speaking, voice, expertise, human-machine relations

Sobrino, Elena

medical anthropology, anthropology of the state, humanitarianism, infrastructure, water, environment, toxicity, postindustrial geographies

Spektor, Michelle

biometrics; national identification systems; surveillance technologies; technology and politics; history of identification; resistance to technology and technology policy

Stayton, Erik

automation; artificial intelligence; mechanization of work; affective computing; natural language technologies; electronic privacy/security; data visualization; future of the human

Tylko, John

history of technology, innovation and entrepreneurship; history of aeronautics and spaceflight; Apollo and the Cold War

Webb, Claire

astronomy; history; feminist studies; philosophy; SETI; popular science

Wong, Jamie

skill acquisition, work incentivisation, internet culture, humour, music, technological development