Tom Boellstorff is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of California, Irvine. His research and writing is concerned with ideas of selfhood, embodiment, belonging, and emergent socialities in such field sites as Indonesia and the online world Second Life. His recent and current projects have explored the subjects of big data and disability in context of the misleading digital/real divide.
This PECE essay helps to answer the STS Across Borders analytic question: “What people, projects, and products exemplify how this STS formation has developed over time?”
This essay is part of a broader exhibit on UCI Anthro STS.