Tamara Kneese

Visiting Scholar

Director of Developer Engagement at Intel, Intel Corporation
University of California, Berkeley
CSTMS Research Unit: Berkeley Program in Science and Technology Studies, CSTMS
Affiliation period: June 2022 - May 2023
Degrees PhD, Media, Culture and Communication :: NYU (2016)
MA, Social Sciences/Anthropology (MAPSS) :: University of Chicago (2008)
BA :: Kenyon College (2006)

Research Areas

Platform labor, feminist STS, death care, climate activism in tech, blockchain cultures, secondhand economies

Dr. Tamara Kneese is Director of Developer Engagement at Intel where she researches green software practices. Previously, she was Assistant Professor of Media Studies and Director of Gender and Sexualities Studies at the University of San Francisco. She holds a PhD in Media, Culture, and Communication from NYU. Her work has appeared in Social Text, Cultural Studies; Media, Culture & Society; and Social Media + Society as well as in popular outlets such as The Atlantic, Slate, and The Los Angeles Review of Books. Her first book, Death Glitch: How Techno-Solutionism Fails Us in This Life and Beyond, is forthcoming from Yale University Press. She is the co-editor of The New Death (School for Advanced Research/University of New Mexico Press, 2022).

last updated: September 23rd, 2022