Interdisciplinary Studies Field

Shreeharsh Kelkar Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Office Hours

Spring 2023

In-person (269 Evans Hall): Tu 3-5 pm

Online: Th 230-4 pm

For online office hours, click on https://berkeley.zoom.us/j/4940316666. You will need a Zoom account. All office hours are walk-in, first-come first-served. When you join online, you will be put in a waiting room. I will talk to you in the order you join so please be patient. If you don't have Zoom or are having difficulties with it, call +12133388477 or +16692192599 and use the following meeting ID: 4940316666.

Shreeharsh is an interpretive social scientist interested in understanding how our new computing infrastructures of humans, algorithms, software, and data (or AI, as it’s all called these days) are changing labor, work practices, and expertise.
PUBLICATIONS
Kelkar, Shreeharsh. “Post-truth and the Search for Objectivity: Political Polarization and the Remaking of Knowledge Production.” Engaging Science, Technology, and Society 5 (2019): 86-106.

Kelkar, Shreeharsh. “Engineering a platform: The construction of interfaces, users, organizational roles, and the division of labor.” New Media & Society 20, no. 7 (2018): 2629-2646. Ungated pre-print available on SocArXiv.

Video Faculty Profile: https://youtu.be/WO4E9cMNOq4