Andrew Ian Murray

TitlePhD Candidate,
Designated Emphasis in Anthropology,
Certificate in Science and Justice
DivisionSocial Sciences Division
DepartmentSociology Department
Email
Web Site Collective Ferments - Exploring Cultures and Practices of Fermentation
MicrobioSocial - Theorizing Human and Microbial Relations
OfficeRachel Carson College 214
Office HoursE-mail for hours
Campus Mail StopCollege Eight Faculty Services
Mail1156 High Street
Santa Cruz, CA, CA
95066
Andrew Ian Murray

Research Interests


  • Science and technology studies

  • Food and agriculture

  • Biotechnology

  • Biocapital

  • Multispecies ethnography

  • Human-microbe relations

Biography, Education and Training

B.A., Ursinus College (2011) - Anthropology and Sociology


M.A., UC Santa Cruz (2016) - Sociology

Honors, Awards and Grants


  • Science & Justice Research Center Fellow, 2013-2014

  • UCHRI Working Group - Theorizing Human and Microbial Relations (MicrobioSocial), 2016-2017

Selected Presentations

"Justice in a More-than-Human World" 



  • Science & Justice Research Center event, UC Santa Cruz, 26-28 February 2014


 


"Meat Cultures: The Media and Mess of Making 'Just Meat' Matter"



  • EcoMaterialisms: Organizing Life and Matter conference, UC Irvine, 15 May 2015

Teaching Interests


  • Teaching Assistant, UCSC

    • Socy 1 - Introduction to Sociology (Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2016)

    • Socy 10 - Issues and Problems in American Society (Winter 2014, Winter 2016)

    • Socy 103A - Statistical Methods (Summer 2014, Summer 2015)

    • Socy 103B - Logic and Methods of Social Inquiry (Summer 2016)

    • Socy 105A - Classical Social Theory (Fall 2014, Fall 2015)

    • Socy 105B - Contemporary Social Theory (Winter 2015)

    • Socy 121 - Sociology of Health and Medicine (Spring 2016

    • Socy 132 - Sociology of Science and Technology (Spring 2015)