Aihwa Ong

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