Aihwa Ong

Professor, Department of Anthropology , East & Southeast Asian Studies
Blum Program in Developing Economies , Global Metropolitan Studies
University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies, Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies

Aihwa Ong's research interests focus on global technologies, modes of governing, biosecurity, and citizenship in Asian contexts. She is a member of the Asia-Pacific STS network. Publications relevant to STS include co-edited volumes Global Assemblages (2005), and Asian Biotech: Ethics and Communities of Fate (2011). Her current  project examines biotech assemblages in Singapore and China, and a style of disease-driven research that seeks to increase diversity and potentiality for fostering life in an emerging region.

last updated: November 14th, 2012