Research Areas: Interstellar Space | Science | Futures | Astronomy | SETI | Imagination | Sci-Fi | Social Movements | Religion | Art

I’m a Vanier Scholar and Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Memorial University. My doctoral research is on the anthropology of space exploration and science beyond our solar system. See the Projects tab for some of my current research projects.

Alumnus of AFS Intercultural Programs (Nykøbing Falster, Denmark), Reed College (biology and philosophy), Pacific Northwest College of Art (contemporary theory and printmaking), the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship at Universitas Negeri Malang (East Java, Indonesia), and Hunter College of the City University of New York (Department of Anthropology B.A./M.A., Program in Religion B.A., and Thomas Hunter Honors Program B.A.). I’m also one of the co-founders of The People’s Library, the library of the Occupy Wall Street social movement in New York City.