Jennifer Croissant

Associate Professor, Gender & Women's Studies

Member of the Graduate Faculty

Jen Croissant (PhD Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Science & Technology Studies, 1994) is interested  in the sociology of science and technology, particularly feminist science studies.  Graduate Teaching includes ‘Science & Social Theory,’ ‘Technology & Social Theory,’ and the core GWS Seminar ‘Feminist Knowledge Production,’ while undergraduate teaching includes GWS160C (TRAD 103): Technology & Society, and GWS 317: Science Fiction Studies.  Recent works include studies of agnotology, including a general model of ignorance and absence, and forthcoming work on levels of non-knowledge and non-disclosure in American Football.  Please see the Academia and learn more at ResearchGate for access to articles and information.

Research Interests

Sociology of Knowledge, Science, and Technology; Feminist Theory and Gender and Sexuality Studies; Methods in Science Studies; General Sociological Theory; Social/Cultural Studies of Robotics, Cybernetics; Rehabilitation and Biomechanics Engineering, Prosthetics Design and Policy; Engineering and Science Education; Pain Measurement; (Vanilla and) Cultural Constructions of the Real; Sociology of/History of Archaeological Theory and Method; Scientific Instrumentation; IT/Computers and Organizational Change; Agnotology.