Editorial Team

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


Aalok Khandekar Hyderabad, India

Aalok Khandekar is an assistant professor of Anthropology/Sociology at the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India. 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.

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Ali Kenner

Associate Editor

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.

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Angela Okune

Associate Editor

Angela Okune Nairobi, Kenya

Angela Okune works on data practices and infrastructures with an interest in questions of equity in knowledge production and circulation. She received her doctorate from the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine and currently serves as the Director of Programs at Code for Science and Society, a non-profit centered on building and supporting social infrastructure in research and technology. Angela has provided strategic guidance for the growth of tech research in Kenya as co-founder of iHub Research (2010-2015) and was co-editor of the open-access book, Contextualizing Openness (2019).


Emily York

Associate Editor

Emily York Virginia, United States of America

Emily York is an associate 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.

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Grant Jun Otsuki

Associate Editor

Grant Jun Otsuki Wellington, Aotearoa New Zealand

Grant is an associate professor in cultural anthropology at the University of Tokyo, Japan. He has a PhD in anthropology (Toronto), and an MS in STS (RPI). In the past, he has taught at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, and the 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

Associate Editor

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. Her research focuses on on material politics of urban space, democratization of science, transdisciplinary sustainability science, and political ecology of bioeconomies.


Noela Invernizzi

Associate Editor

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, employment and safety conditions; science, technology, and innovation policy; the development of nanotechnology in Latin American countries, and the practices and politics of academic science evaluation.


Sujatha Raman

Associate Editor

Sujatha Raman Canberra, Australia

Sujatha Raman is 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 UNESCO Chair-holder in Science Communication for Public Good.

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Amanda Windle

Managing Editor

Amanda Windle London, United Kingdom

Amanda Windle has an editorial-design portfolio in publishing deepened by academic research and teaching (design, media and journalism). Windle was Principle Investigator for research grants with NESTA, AHRC, and Microsoft Research and has led workshops for various (Arts/British/Design) councils and UK government bodies. Current interests combine editorial matters and writing therapeutic case notes. Presently she's engaging in a two-year psychotherapeutic infant observation; and participates in experiential groups interested in group relations and community (i.e. Tavistock and Philadelphia Association). The latter complements her work as Managing Director (MD) for 4S and her work as an ex-officio member of its ethics and executive committees; and 4S representative for the American Council of Learned Societies—ACLS, and CEO discussion group member. Windle is author of A Companion of Feminisms for Digital Design and Spherology about design, STS and post-phenomenology (2019).


Assistant Editor

Federico Vasen Buenos Aires, Argentina

Federico Vasen is associate researcher at CONICET and the University of Buenos Aires. He also teaches at the National Technological University and the University of the City of Buenos Aires. His research focuses on science and technology policy, with particular emphasis on research evaluation and hiring and tenure processes in Latin American universities.


Assistant Editor

Clément Dréano Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Clément Dréano is PhD candidate in medical anthropology/STS at the University of Amsterdam and guest lecturer in STS at Goethe University Frankfurt. His research on Sickle Cell - a chronic illness of the blood characterized by pain - ponders from a social justice perspective on how Dutch (post-)colonial care and knowledge of the illness rooted in settler colonialism and slavery impact/impede Sickle Cell wellbeing. With Mudita Singh, he is interested in pursuing anticolonial pedagogy in education and research.

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Open Data Editor (STS-I)

Tim Schütz Amsterdam, United States

Tim Schütz is a social scientist specializing in the study of data practices, politics, and infrastructures.
On the Disaster-STS Network research platform, Tim is leading the Archiving Formosa Plastics project and involved in the Environmental Justice Global Record project. Since 2018, Tim has been a member of the Design Group for the Disaster STS Research Network and the Platform for Experimental Collaborative Ethnography (PECE). Previously, he worked on the Quotidian Anthropocenes project. Currently (2024), Tim is a fifth-year PhD student in University of California, Irvine’s Department of Anthropology, where he is studying how data practices evolve, the underlying infrastructures and ideologies that shape them, and the contextual factors shaping the analytical and political power of data. His current research focuses on data-driven environmental justice advocacy and research about Formosa Plastics, one of the world’s largest petrochemical companies, with operations in Texas, Louisiana, Taiwan, and Vietnam. Tim is a member of Orange County Environmental Justice, working on a soil lead and bioremediation campaign, and active in the International Monitor Formosa Plastics Alliance.


Editorial Board

María Belén Albornoz  FLACSO, Ecuador, Latin America
Jess Bier Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands, Europe
Soraya Boudia Université Paris Cité, France, Europe
Candis Callison University of British Columbia, xʷməθkʷəy̓əm lands, Canada
Casper Bruun Jensen based in Cambodia, Southeast and East Asia
Alberto Corsín Jiménez CSIC, Spain, Europe
Amílcar Davyt Universidad de la República, Uruguay, Latin America
Lyle Fearnley Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore, Asia
Maja Horst Aarhus University, Denmark, Europe
Maral Erol Jamieson University of North Carolina, United States
Kim Fortun University of California Irvine, Southern California, United States
Chihyung Jeon KAIST, South Korea, Asia
Emma Kowal Deakin Univeristy, Australia, Asia Pacific
Richa Kumar Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, New Delhi, India
Wen-Hua Kuo National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University, Taiwan, Asia
Lili Lai Peking University, Beijing, China
Luciano Levin Universidad Nacional de Río Negro/CONICET, Argentina, Latin America
Max Liboiron Memorial University, Newfoundland and Labrador, homelands of Beothuk, Mi’kmaq, Innu & Inuit, Canada
Khadija Mitu University of Chittagong, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Atsuro Morita Osaka University, Japan, Asia
Edmund Oh HELP University, Malaysia, Southeast Asia
Warren Pearce The University of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Joanne Randa Nucho Pomona College, Los Angeles, United States
Eduardo Robles Belmont UNAM, Mexico, Latin America
Leandro Rodriguez Medina Universidad Alberto Hurtado, Mexico/Argentina/Chile, Latin America
Jakkrit Sangkhamanee Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, Southeast Asia
Xiaofeng "Denver" Tang Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
Temilade Sesan University of Ibadan, Nigeria, Sub-Saharan Africa
Manuel Tironi Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile, Latin America
Susanna Trnka Waipapa Taumata Rau University of Auckland, New Zealand, Pacific/Oceania
Michel Wahome University of Strathclyde, Scotland, United Kingdom


All inquiries regarding Engaging Science, Technology, and Society (ESTS) may be directed by email to Dr. Amanda Windle, Managing Editor.