Associate editor: Information Technology and International Development (ITID) Journal
Co-Investigator “Unintended Consequences of Technology” with Bilal Butt and Omolade Adunbi. The project examines unintended consequences of technology in three different settings. First, on Social Media use in Nigeria around public action and politics in the petroleum sector in oil-rich communities in the Niger delta. Second, on technology use among pastoral populations in Kenya. The third project is on adaptive technology use by people with disabilities in Sierra Leone, Rwanda, Malawi, and Costa Rica.
Researcher / Producer: “For the Love of a Man” a film tracing the history and present day relevance of film fanclubs in Tamil Nadu through stories of fans of Tamil film actor Rajnikanth.
I collaborated on the writing of the biography of Niranjan Pal, a screenwriter and the first Indian playwright to have his work featured in London’s West End in the 1920s. I also occasionally write for a film blog.
With Angelina Godoy and David Wallace, I manage a student project designing a framework for building online testimonials around the El Salvador Civil War. The site is currently in its design beta, and was put together by my students in SI657.
In the past, I have taught at the Pallikoodam school in Kottayam, Kerala.