Sarah Wanenchak is a fifth year doctoral candidate. Their work has focused on war and violence, including death in war from a historical perspective, social movements, and intersections of technology and society. Their dissertation, "Through the Tear Gas: Occupy, Technology, and the Power of Emotion", focuses on exploring social movements from the perspective of analysis of events, and the way movement dynamics work in the context of a world augmented by digital technology. Their essays have appeared in Gizmodo and The New Inquiry, and they are a regular contributor for Cyborgology.

Areas of Interest

  • historical sociology
  • science and technology
  • social theory
  • culture
  • gender and sexuality
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  • MA
1114 Art/Sociology Building
Department of Sociology
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