Participant Info

First Name
Last Name
New York University
Website URL
sound studies, disability studies, business history, history of electronics, history of the telephone
Additional Contact Information

Personal Info

About Me

Associate Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University, where I co-founded and co-direct the Center for Disability Studies. I received B.A. degrees in Biology and Literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz and an M.A. in Biology/Ph.D. in History of Science from Harvard University. I’m also a founding editor of the award-winning journal Catalyst: Feminism, Theory, Technoscience.

Recent Publications

Academic publications, including co-edited books and journal issues, can be found at my personal website:

My public arts and humanities writing can be found in venues like Triple Canopy, Artforum, Public Books, Somatosphere, and AVIDLY—a channel of the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Media Coverage
Opinions/research featured in The Atlantic, Gizmodo, Boston Globe, Chronicle of Higher Education, Ploughshares blog, Red Bull Music Academy Daily, & other outlets. Podcasts include 99% Invisible, Surprisingly Brilliant, Trailblazers with Walter Isaacson.
Country Focus
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
19th century, 20th century, 21st century
Expertise by Topic
Capitalism, Disability, Medicine, Science, Technology