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)