Jeremy Hunsinger holds a PhD in Science and Technology Studies from Virginia Tech.
At Virginia Tech, he was one of the founders of the Center for Digital Discourse and Culture. He attended the Oxford Internet Institute’s 2004 Summer Doctoral Programme and was an instructor there in 2009 and 2011. He was Graduate Fellow of the NSF Workshop on Values in Information Systems Design in 2005 and 2010. He was an Ethics Fellow at the Center for Information Policy Research at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee in 2007-2010. He was co-editor of the journal Learning Inquiry and has published in FastCapitalism, The Information Society, Social Epistemology and other leading academic journals. He recently also co-edited a special issue on Learning and Research in Virtual Worlds for Learning, Media, & Technology. He co-edited the International Handbook of Virtual Learning Environments and the International Handbook of Internet Research and has edited or contributed to several other volumes.
His research agenda analyzes the transformations of knowledge in the modes of production in the information age. His current research project examines innovation, expertise, knowledge production and distributions in hacklabs and hackerspaces.
He also currently is working on questions around darknets and public policy.
He is currently developing a project on slow knowledges/slow technologies/slow mobilities which arises from recent research into the slow university movement.