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Jennifer L Derr

Jennifer L Derr

Associate Professor; Founding Director, Center for the Middle East and North Africa at UC Santa Cruz

History Department

Areas of expertise: Disease and Immunity, Science Studies, Environmental Studies, Biomedical Sciences, Capitalism, Colonialism, History, Water

Biography, Education and Training

Education B.S. in Biological Sciences, Stanford University M.A. in Contemporary Arab Studies, Georgetown University Ph.D. in History, Stanford University

Areas of expertise: Digital Arts, Digital Media, New Media, Science Studies, History of Science, Philosophy of Science, Software, Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Democracy

Biography, Education and Training

  Warren Sack is a media theorist, software designer, and artist whose work explores theories and designs for online public space and public discussion.  His artwork and research has been support by grants and fellowships from the NSF, the ACLS, Sunlight Foundation, and the IAS of Paris.  His artwork has been exhibited at SFMOMA, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Walker Art Center, and the ZKM.  He has a BA from Yale College and a PhD from the MIT Media ... more »

Areas of expertise: Science Studies, Colonialism, Digital Humanities, Drug Policy, World History

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, May 2015.

Areas of expertise: Agroecology and Agriculture, Biotechnology, Activism, Science Studies

Biography, Education and Training

Ph.D., Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, University of California, Berkeley M.S., Science Writing, Massachusetts Institute of Technology B.A., Biology, Williams College  

Areas of expertise: The Philippines, Southeast Asian Studies, History of Science, Colonialism, Science Studies

Biography, Education and Training

I am interested broadly in the politics of botanical life and plant worldmaking in modern histories of the Philippines and Southeast Asia. My first book, titled Unmaking Botany: Science and Vernacular Knowledge in the Colonial Philippines (Duke University Press, March 2025), expands the "vernacular" in the history of colonial botany and examines practical and epistemological tensions in the Philippines during the science's internationalist acceleration. My next project,... more »

Areas of expertise: Science and Technology, Social Theory, Social Movements, Science Studies, Art Photography/Photography as Critical Practice, Activism, Environmental Justice, Cultural Studies, Political Theory, Visual Culture

Biography, Education and Training

Before joing the History of Consciousness Department I was Professor of Science, Technology and Society, Director of the Institute for Science and Society and Founding Director of the Interdisciplinary Research Priority Cluster EcoSocieties at the University of Nottingham, UK, following appointments at the University of Leicester, Cardiff Universty, and the Free University of Berlin, Germany, where I also earned his PhD.   I have been a Leverhulme Fellow in the UK and an Alexander-von-Hum... more »

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