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Jeffrey Christensen



Jeffrey Christensen is a PhD student at Linköping University at TEMA T - Technology and Social Change. His dissertation project is situated at the intersection of STS, algorithm studies, and medical anthropology where he investigates the multiplicity of algorithms that are mobilised in the governance of HIV. Working through ethnographic and digital methods allows him to approach diagnostic, laboratory, and epidemiological algorithms in order the better to understand their entanglements and performativity in practice. His interests are related to the ontological politics of digital devices and how these technologies necessitate a reconsideration of materiality, subjectivity, and corporeality. Additional concerns are the myriad of ways in which reflexivity, valuation, and accountability are done through research practices.


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Telephone: 013-28 58 13
Fax: 013-28 44 61

E-mail: jeffrey.christensen@liu.se

Department of Thematic Studies -
Technology and Social Change
Linköping university
SE-581 83 Linköping

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Technology and Social Change is an interdisciplinary research unit focusing on how social actors create and use technology, and how technical change is woven together with cultural patterns, daily life, politics, energy systems, learning, and the economy in history and society.

About Tema

The objective for Tema - The Department of Thematic Studies is to pursue excellent research and education at undergraduate and advanced levels relevant to society.

Child Studies
Gender Studies
Technology and social change
Environmental Change

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