Bio

Kris Erickson is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communications at Simmons College and the author of The Digital City and Mediated Urban Ecologies, by Palgrave Macmillan (under former name: Kristin Scott).

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The Digital City and Mediated Urban Ecologies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

Dr. Erickson holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies from George Mason University; a master’s degree from the University of Chicago in Interdisciplinary Studies; an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia College Chicago; and a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Smith College.

“Digital Urban Health and Security: NYC’s Got An App For That,” In Digital Futures and the City of Today: New Technologies and Physical Spaces (Intellect Books, 2016).

Her fields of research include visual, media, and digital cultures; digital humanities; media arts; communication studies; urban environmental studies, urban culture, mobilities, and spatial practices; digital urban sustainability; urban securitization and the militarization of urban spaces; the urban public sphere; postmodern bodies and biotechnologies; and science and technology studies.