Prof. Dr. Kalindi Vora

Kalindi Vora is Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies at UC San Diego, and affiliated faculty of the Science Studies and Critical Gender Studies Programs. Her scholarship engages feminist science and technology studies, postcolonial and decolonial approaches to critical race, gender and sexuality studies, and cultural studies of gendered labor and globalization. Here, her research focuses on how imperial legacies shape the social impact and politics of human and social reproduction, particularly through technologies of assisted reproduction, robotics and artificial intelligence design. She is author of Life Support: Biocapital and the New History of Outsourced Labor (U Minnesota Press 2015), and co-author with Neda Atanasoski of Surrogate Humanity: Technology, Race, Revolution (working title).