Alessandro Delfanti

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Professor Alessandro Delfanti
Assistant Professor 
PhD, Science and Society, University of Milan
MA, Science Communication, SISSA (International School for Advanced Studies)
DVM, University of Parma
Programs: CCIT and PWC; Graduate Appointment at Faculty of Information
Specialization: Science and Technology Studies; Technology and Labour; Hacking; Political Economy of Communication/Information; Scholarly Publishing
Email: a.delfanti@utoronto.ca
Website: www.delfanti.org
Phone: 905 569 4333
Office: CCT 3071

 

Recent Courses:
Digital Cooperation
Journalistic Investigation
Critical Analysis of Media

Selected Publications:
Biohackers. The politics of open science, Pluto Books. «Non-participation in digital media. Toward a framework of mediated political action», Media, Culture & Society. «What dr. Venter did on his holidays», New Genetics and Society. «Open source cancer. Brain scans and the rituality of biodigital data sharing», in The Participatory Condition, University of Minnesota Press. «Hacking hacked!», Science, Technology & Human Values

For a full list of publications and current research projects see www.delfanti.org

Research Areas:

  • Digital labour
  • Science and technology studies
  • Participation and cooperation in digital media
  • Science communication
  • Open access publishing
  • Hacking and digital activism
  • Political economy of information
  • Social movements and digital media