The Editorial Team for Engaging Science, Technology, and Society (ESTS) consists of an Editorial Collective and a larger Editorial Board. The Editorial Collective is responsible for day-to-day operations of the journal. The Editorial Board advises the Editorial Collective on various aspects of the journal, including strategies to increase visibility and impact, and evolving a governance framework.
The Editorial Collective
Aalok Khandekar Hyderabad, India
Aalok Khandekar is an assistant professor of Anthropology/Sociology at the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, India. As part of the Cool Infrastructures consortium, his current research examines thermal knowledges and practices as marginalized groups in the urban global South adapt to rising temperatures in their cities. Khandekar was lead curator of the STS Across Borders and Innovating STS exhibits at the 2018 and 2019 4S annual meetings and is a founding member of the Transnational STS and TransAsiaSTS networks.
Ali Kenner Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Ali Kenner is an associate professor in the Department of Politics and the Center for Science, Technology, and Society at Drexel University. Her current research focuses on energy justice in the U.S. Mid-Atlantic region, and the tensions between sustainable transitions and energy vulnerability. Kenner is the author of Breathtaking: Asthma Care in a Time of Climate Change (2018) and a member of Climate Ready Philly.
Angela Okune San Francisco, United States of America
Angela Okune studies research data practices and infrastructures in Nairobi, Kenya to explore questions of equity, knowledge production and open science in Africa. She is completing her doctorate in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine in 2021. Angela provided strategic guidance for the growth of tech research in Kenya as co-founder of iHub Research (2010-2015). Angela is co-editor of the open-access book Contextualizing Openness (2019).
Emily York Virginia, United States of America
Emily York is an assistant professor in the School of Integrated Sciences at James Madison University. She has a PhD in Communication and Science Studies (University of California San Diego). Integrating STS research and teaching into STEM spaces is a key emphasis of her practice and intellectual inquiry. Her research focuses on STS pedagogy, interdisciplinary collaboration, critical participation, responsible innovation, and future-making within high tech innovation and higher education. She is a founder and co-director of the STS Futures Lab.
Grant Jun Otsuki Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand
Grant is a lecturer in cultural anthropology at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He has a PhD in anthropology (Toronto), and an MS in STS (RPI). Previously, he was assistant professor of anthropology, University of Tsukuba, Japan. His work is in the anthropology and history of technology. Grant has written about human-machine interfaces and the history of cybernetics in Japan, postcolonial anthropology, translation, and the anthropology of ethics in Japanese and English.
Duygu Kaşdoğan İzmir, Turkey
Duygu Kaşdoğan is assistant professor of Urbanization and Environmental Problems in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at İzmir Katip Çelebi University, Turkey. She received her doctoral degree in Science and Technology Studies Program at York University, Canada. She is the founding member of IstanbuLab and Transnational STS Network, and council member in 4S since September 2019. Her research focuses on democratization of science, transnational collaboration, political ecology of disasters, toxicity governance, and bioeconomies.
Noela Invernizzi Curitiba, Brazil
Noela Invernizzi is a Uruguayan anthropologist with a PhD in Science and Technology Policy (State University of Campinas, Brazil). She is a full professor at the Education Sector and the Public Policy Graduate Program of the Federal University of Parana, in Brazil. Her research interests include the effects of industrial innovation for workers’ skills and employment conditions; science, technology, and innovation policies; the development of nanotechnology in Latin American countries, and the practices and politics of academic science evaluation.
Sujatha Raman Canberra, Australia
Sujatha Raman is associate professor and director of research at the Centre for Public Awareness of Science (CPAS), Australian National University. Her research explores the role of expertise and publics in policy; responsible innovation; and transitions in energy, environment and health from a transdisciplinary STS perspective. She is the former co-director of the Institute for Science & Society (ISS), University of Nottingham, UK and co-editor of Science and the Politics of Openness (2018).
Amanda Windle London, United Kingdom
Amanda Windle brings an academic background to an editorial portfolio that includes ESTS and previously Interactions magazine, guest columnist for the New Statesman Tech, and global north editor for the Backchannels blog. Her PhD in chatbot design in relation to their amateur developer community, and STS led to research focusing on feminisms and the digital design of online technologies. Her research interests bridge disaster trauma (Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Simon Community and at the same time, a member of the STS disaster network during Covid-19 pandemic), digital design, disability and editorial matters like writing case histories in psychoanalysis and STS literature. Windle is also Managing Director (MD) for 4S, ex-officio member of the society's ethics committee, and in her 4S capacity as MD is representative for the American Council of Learned Societies—ACLS, (as member of its executive committee, and CEO discussion group). Windle is also author of A Companion of Feminisms for Digital Design and Spherology which discusses topics like indexicality in relation to post-phenomenology (2019).
María Belén Albornoz Ecuador, Latin America
Jess Bier The Netherlands, Europe
Soraya Boudia France, Europe
Candis Callison xʷməθkʷəy̓əm lands, Canada
Casper Bruun Jensen based in Cambodia, Southeast and East Asia
Alberto Corsín Jiménez Spain, Europe
Amílcar Davyt Uruguay, Latin America
Lyle Fearnley Singapore, Asia
Maja Horst Denmark, Europe
Maral Erol Jamieson Istanbul, Turkey
Kim Fortun Southern California, United States
Chihyung Jeon South Korea, East Asia
Emma Kowal Australia, Asia Pacific
Richa Kumar New Delhi, India
Wen-Hua Kuo Taiwan, Asia
Lili Lai Beijing, China
Luciano Levin Argentina, Latin America
Max Liboiron Newfoundland and Labrador, homelands of Beothuk, Mi’kmaq, Innu & Inuit, Canada
Khadija Mitu Chittagong, Bangladesh
Atsuro Morita Japan, Asia
Edmund Oh Malaysia, Southeast Asia
Warren Pearce South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Joanne Randa Nucho Los Angeles, United States
Eduardo Robles Belmont Mexico, Latin America
Leandro Rodriguez Medina Mexico/Argentina, Latin America
Jakkrit Sangkhamanee Thailand, Southeast Asia
Xiaofeng "Denver" Tang Beijing, China
Temilade Sesan Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa
Manuel Tironi Chile, Latin America
Susanna Trnka New Zealand, Pacific/Oceania
Michel Wahome Scotland, United Kingdom
All inquiries regarding Engaging Science, Technology, and Society (ESTS) may be directed by email to Dr. Amanda Windle, Managing Editor.