Anna Greenspan, PhD.

Anna Greenspan is Assistant Professor of Global Contemporary Media at NYU Shanghai. She holds a doctorate in philosophy from Warwick University, UK. While at Warwick, Anna was a founding member of the cybernetic culture research unit (ccru).  Her current research interests include urbanism, street markets, wireless technology, Chinese modernity and the philosophy of technology. Anna's latest book Shanghai Future: Modernity Remade was published by Hurst/Oxford University Press in 2014.

Anna also runs a digital humanities project on street food (http://www.sh-streetfood.org/.) and is currently mapping the changing culinary culture in two Shanghai neighborhoods. She is a co-founder of the Shanghai Studies Society and Hacked Matter.

Email: annagreenspan@gmail.com or ag158@nyu.edu