Participants

Lead Organizers

Barbara Herr Harthorn

Director of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society

Professor of Anthropology

University of California, Santa Barbara
Richard Appelbaum

MacArthur Chair, Global and International Studies and Professor of Sociology

Research Group Leader, Center for Nanotechnology in Society

University of California, Santa Barbara
Cassandra Engeman

Senior Research Fellow, Center for Nanotechnology in Society

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology

University of California, Santa Barbara

Organizing Committee

Edwina Barvosa

Associate Professor of Feminist Studies

University of California, Santa Barbara
Melissa Bator

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Communication

University of California, Santa Barbara
Bruce Bimber

Professor of Political Science and Communication
Executive Committee, Center for Nanotechnology in Society

University of California, Santa Barbara
Mary Collins

Postdoctoral Fellow
National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center

University of Maryland
Brandon Fastman

Education and Outreach Coordinator
Center for Nanotechnology in Society

University of California, Santa Barbara
Shirley Han

Postdoctoral Scholar
Center
for Nanotechnology in Society

University of California, Santa Barbara
Bridget Harr

Doctoral Candidate, Department of Sociology
Graduate Research Fellow, Center for Nanotechnology in Society

University of California, Santa Barbara
Patricia Holden

Professor of Environmental Microbiology, Bren School of Environmental Science and Management
Executive Committee, Center for Nanotechnology in Society

University of California, Santa Barbara
Nelson Lichtenstein

MacArthur Foundation Professor of History

University of California, Santa Barbara
Aashish Mehta

Associate Professor

University of California, Santa Barbara
Miriam Metzger

Professor of Communication
Education Director, Center for Nanotechnology in Society

University of California, Santa Barbara
Lisa Parks

Director of the Center for Information Technology and Society

UC Santa Barbara
Cynthia Stohl

Professor of Communication

University of California, Santa Barbara

Participants

  • Peter Asaro

    Assistant Professor and Director of Graduate Programs at the School of Media Studies at The New School in New York City, Affiliate Scholar at Stanford Law School's Center for Internet and Society, and Fellow at Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy

  • David Azoulay

    Managing Attorney
    Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)

  • Jenny Chan

    Departmental Lecturer in Contemporary Chinese Studies
    School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies

    University of Oxford
  • Jennifer Earl

    Professor of Sociology

    University of Arizona
  • Heather Franzese

    Purpose Economy 100 (PE100) global changemaker, Co-founder & Director of Good World Solutions

  • Elizabeth Grossman

    Journalist and writer specializing in environmental and science issues

  • Noela Invernizzi

    Anthropologist at the Education undergraduate program and the Public Policy graduate program of the Federal University of Parana, in Curitiba, Brazil

  • Nicholas Kristof

    Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times Columnist

  • Dr. Todd Kuiken

    Senior Program Associate with the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center

  • Dr. Kristen M. Kulinowski

    Research Staff Member at the Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI)

  • Jennifer Kuzma

    Distinguished Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs and co-director of the Genetic Engineering and Society center

    NCSU
  • David Lewis

    Professor of social policy and development at the London School of Economics and Political Science

  • Moses Kizza Musaazi

    Ugandan inventor, PhD in Electrical Engineering from Imperial College (University of London)
    Founder of Technology for Tomorrow Ltd. (T4T)

  • Rachel Parker

    Senior research advisor at the U.S. Agency for International Development

  • Lisa Parks

    Director of the Center for Information Technology and Society

    UC Santa Barbara
  • Dr. Aida Ponce Del Castillo

    Works at the Research Department at the European Trade Union Institute (Brussels, Belgium)

  • placeholder

    Associate Professor of Environmental Studies

    UC Santa Barbara
  • Karen Reilly

    Development Director at The Tor Project

  • Andrew Schroeder

    Director of Research and Analysis at Direct Relief

  • Dr. Darius Sivin

    Specialist in occupational health and safety for the International Union, UAW

  • Andy Stirling

    Interdisciplinary researcher at SPRU
    Co-director of the STEPS Centre and Sustainable Lifestyles Research Group

    University of Sussex
  • Wadhwa Tarun

    Writer, researcher, and entrepreneur working at the intersection of technology, international development, and public policy

  • Vivek Wadhwa

    Fellow at Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford University; Director of Research at the Center for Entrepreneurship and Research Commercialization at the Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University; and Distinguished Fellow at Singularity University

  • Edgar Zayago Lau

    Professor at the Autonomous University of Zacatecas, in Zacatecas, Mexico, technical Secretary of the Latin American Nanotechnology & Society Network (ReLANS)