Jennifer Gabrys is a Professor in the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is Principal Investigator on Citizen Sense and AirKit, two projects funded by the European Research Council. Her research investigates environments, digital technologies and citizen participation through theoretical and practice-based work.
Her books include a techno-geographical investigation of environmental sensing, Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet (University of Minnesota Press, 2016); and a material-political analysis of electronic waste, Digital Rubbish: A Natural History of Electronics (University of Michigan Press, 2011). Together with Gay Hawkins and Mike Michael, she has co-edited an interdisciplinary collection on plastics, Accumulation: The Material Politics of Plastic (Routledge, 2013).