Dr. Selinger was interviewed by Laureano Ralon on August 31st, 2011 as part of the Figure/Ground Communication scholarly interview series: http://www.figureground.ca/interviews
Dr. Evan Selinger is Associate Professor of Philosophy at Rochester Institute of Technology, and Graduate Program Faculty at the Golisano Institute for Sustainability. He received his Ph.D. from Stony Brook University in 2003, where he specialized in phenomenology and avant-garde STS theory. During his time at Stony Brook, Evan was involved in Don Ihde’s internationally renowned Technoscience Research Group, and worked on the fusion of artificial life and analytic philosophy with Patrick Grim’s Group for Logic and Formal Semantics. Recently, he has been a visiting professor at the Danish Research School in Philosophy, History of Ideas and the University of Twente (Center for Philosophy of Technology and Engineering Science), and a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Cornell University. He is Editor of the Springer journal ‘Philosophy and Technology’ and book Series ‘Philosophy of Engineering and Technology,’ and has published extensively in the areas of philosophy of technology, ethics and policy of science and technology, phenomenology, and applied ethics. His monograph Expertise: Philosophical Reflections was published by Automatic ⁄VIP Press in 2011, and his latest co-edited books are 5 Questions: Sustainability Ethics (Automatic ⁄VIP Press 2010), Rethinking Theories and Practices of Imaging (Palgrave McMillan 2009), and New Waves in Philosophy of Technology (Palgrave McMillan 2009).