Alexander Stingl, Ph.D.
Research Faculty, Center for Science, Technology & Society; Lecturer, Leuphana University, Lüneburg
- Ph.D., Sociology, FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg, 2008
- The concept of the human body in biomedical science and its publics
- Post-democratic societies, inequality and social justice in the age of bio-citizenship & digital divide
- Care, Power, Information: Social Integration, Digital Divide and Health Care
- Nomadic Statehood: Post-democracy, technoscientific governance, science and its publics
- Epistemologies and historical ontologies of bio-medical research and technoscientific governance
Alexander I. Stingl creates innovative research and teaching in science studies and critical thinking. His main interest is in the genealogy and media-archeology of techno-scientific governance, the creation of public-science discourses and technologies of the embodied self between the material agencies of body, state, and the political imagination.
He is an affiliated researcher with the Science, Technology & Society program at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, a Visiting Fellow at the Faculty for Social Sciences (FB 5 Gesellschaftswissenschaften) at University of Kassel, Germany, and a contract lecturer in the Science Makes History (Wissenschaft macht Geschichte) cluster at Leuphana University Lueneburg, Germany.
His scholarship extends to science, medicine and technology, relevant aspects of history, anthropology, media & organization studies and philosophy. He is the founding editor of Pompeii, a peer-reviewed open access journal publishing junior scholars. He was the 2011 national correspondent for Germany for EÄ – Journal for Medical Humanities (www.ea-journal.com). When not busy with research and academic duties, he practices Taichi, QiGong, Zen, and mindfulness.