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Trevor Pinch

Visiting Scholar (Jul 2016-Aug 2016)

PhD, Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University

Trevor Pinch (Goldwin Smith Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University) is a sociologist of science and technology who is currently working on sound studies. His present project is exploring the implications of sound for social science methodology. This is the project he will pursue at the MPI in summer 2016. Trevor is carrying out research on the social psychologist Stanley Milgram and the sonic dimensions of Milgram’s experiments. His latest book is Entanglements: Conversations on the Human Traces of Science, Technology, and Sound, coauthored with Simone Tosoni, which will be published by MIT Press in fall 2016. Trevor also performs as an experimental electronic musician with the duo “The Electric Golem.”

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