Monika Buscher


Monika Büscher is Professor of Sociology at Lancaster University, UK. She is an Associate Director in the Centre for Mobilities Research and an Associate at the Institute for Social Futures. Her research explores the digital dimension of contemporary ‘mobile lives’ with a focus on IT ethics, transport and governance. Her interdisciplinary, experimental, engaged public sociology explores and shapes socio-technical futures. She leads research on and societal readiness, decarbonising transport and the informationalization of governance, exploring opportunities and challenges in national and international projects (DecarboN8BRIDGESecInCoRe). She has published many articles and books, including Ethnograpies of Diagnostic WorkMobile Methods and Design Research. Synergies from Interdisciplinary Perspectives. In 2011 she received an honorary doctorate for her work in participatory design from Roskilde University, Denmark. She edits the book series Changing Mobilities (Routledge) with Peter Adey.

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