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Danya Glabau, PhD, Founder

Danya Glabau, PhD, is a Medical Anthropologist and an experienced researcher and healthcare entrepreneur. She holds a PhD in Science and Technology Studies (STS) from Cornell University and a B.A. in Biological Sciences from Cornell University. She is active as a leader in the field of Medical Anthropology. Her academic research has focused on how patients navigate complex healthcare and political landscapes to get the care they need to manage chronic illnesses, like food allergies. She has co-founded and advised a number of biotechnology and diagnostics companies, including Allovate Therapeutics, Intrommune Therapeutics, and Immunovent, LLC. She is currently Adjunct Faculty in the Technology, Culture, and Society department at NYU Tandon School of Engineering and a Core Faculty member at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research.


Jordan Kraemer, PhD, Media Anthropologist

Jordan Kraemer, PhD, is a Media Anthropologist who brings critical perspectives to technology, design, and UX. She received a PhD in Cultural Anthropology from the University of California, Irvine, where she studied social and mobile media among young Europeans in Berlin. Her academic research has been supported by a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship at Wesleyan University, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and Intel Labs, among others. She is currently completing a book, forthcoming from the University of Pennsylvania Press, on emerging media, social class, and urban space, which examines new formations of cosmopolitanism and transnationalism. She also writes and speaks about digital labor, UX and gender, mobility, and precarity. She will be teaching Queer Studies of Technology at NYU’s Tandon School of Engineering in the spring of 2019, and has taught at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, Wesleyan University, and the University of California, Davis.