My book based on my food allergy advocacy research, Food Allergy Advocacy: Parenting and the Politics of Care, is now out from the University of Minnesota Press! You can order it via the press, via online retailers, or request it from your local bookshop.
Donna Haraway: Cyborgs, Science, and Gender
Join me virtually from June 12 through July 3 for my latest four-week class at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, Donna Haraway: Cyborgs, Science, and Gender!
Parents Know Best — or Do They?
I spoke with reporters at WHYY’s The Pulse about parenting politics, expert knowledge, and food allergies for the April 2022 episode, Parents Know Best — or Do They?
Race and Technology
My Fall 2021 class at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, Race and Technology, surveyed key topics in the relationship between race and technology.
Small Utopias: Dreaming of #anthrocommune
As unlikely as it may seem, small utopias are all around us.
Covid-19 and the Politics of Care
This essay analyzes how caretaking in a crisis, like the COVID-19 pandemic, falls back on cultural ideas of who is most “naturally” fit to care for children.
EASST/4S 2020: Health Made Digital Virtual Panel
This panel is a collaboration between Danya Glabau and Hined Rafeh. This panel investigates how the STS approaches to defining “digital health” and “health information” contribute to understanding health and biomedicine as deeply political matters.
COVID-19 Intro STS syllabus updates
In light of the rapid updates many university instructors are making to their courses to move to remote/online instruction, I…
Feminism and STEM Minor at NYU Tandon
In the Fall 2019 semester, I established a new minor, Feminism and STEM, in my role as the Interim Director of the Science and Technology Studies undergraduate program.
Wakanda University 2019
Ditching techno-utopia, how might technology–widely imagined–play a role in anthropologies yet to come? What new forms of knowledge production can be birthed through performative play? How can epistemologies and experiences beyond whiteness shape (academic) cultures yet-to-be? Can anti-racist research and making materialize spaces, technologies, and experiences that are enlivened by principles of afrofuturism, indigeneity, intuition, and collective well-being?
Ethical XR Symposium, February 21st, 2020
I will be giving a keynote at the Ethical XR Symposium at Florida Atlantic University on Friday, February 21st, 2020.
EASST/4S 2020 CFP: Health Made Digital
I am co-organizing a conference panel for EASST/4S 2020 with RPI PhD Candidate Hined Rafeh, titled Health Made Digital. The panel has been accepted in the Medicine and Healthcare track of the conference as an open panel. Abstracts accepted until February 29, 2020.
Food Allergies and the Hygienic Sublime
My latest peer-reviewed, scholarly research article, “Food Allergies and the Hygienic Sublime,” was published in December 2019 in the open-access journal, Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience. You can read the full article for free.
The Trolls are Teaming Up — And Tech Platforms aren’t Doing Enough to Stop Them
What do trans women gamers, Jewish journalists, academics of color, and feminist writers have in common? All of them could find themselves targets of coordinated harassment campaigns simply because they have a presence online.
The Trolls are Organized and Everyone’s a Target
This white paper, a collaboration with the Anti-Defamation League, examined the effects of online hate and harassment on private individuals based on an extensive literature review and 15 in-depth qualitative interviews.
Children of Production
Making babies is not a natural process.
QX Presents: AI Justice
Join QX on Thursday, July 18th for AI Justice, a conversation about what AI technologies mean for marginalized and minoritized people, and how we can take control of AI policy and technology.
July at BISR: Anthropology and Ethnographic Theory
Starting July 9th, I’m teaching Anthropology at Ethnographic Theory at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research class! We’ll explore some long-time concerns of anthropologists, like kinship, economy, and the boundaries of “the human”.
Science & Feminism Syllabus
In the summer 2019 6-week session, I am teaching my first Science & Feminism class at NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Read on for the reading list and class activities.
By the Numbers: Theorizing the Web Keynote Panel
Our health has been made into intimate and minute data points, now fodder for big business. This panel explores how health data is collected and monetized, and what this means for us all.