Justin Raden

University of Illinois – Chicago

Research Associate, Freshwater Lab

Justin Raden is a PhD student in the English department at UIC. His research interests include the history and philosophy of technology; Modernism and machine aesthetics; and the circulation of taxonomies between scientific discourses such as biology, cybernetics, and cognitive science.

Justin first got involved with the FWL through an interest in representations of infrastructure and has served as a Research Assistant under Prof. Rachel Havrelock since 2016, working primarily on theories of resource sovereignty and alternative resource management schemes. He is also an Associate Editor at the Electronic Book Review and a founding editor of the UK-based Don’t Do It magazine.