Janet Vertesi

Assistant Professor in Sociology

Princeton University

Link-Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow

Princeton's Society of Fellows

Janet Vertesi specializes in the sociology of science, knowledge, and technology.  She is an Assistant Professor in the Sociology Department at Princeton, and teaches  classes on the Sociology of Technology; Sociology of Science; Work, Technology and Organizations; and Human-Computer Interaction. The majority of Vertesi's research is on robotic spacecraft teams at NASA, and how the teams' social organization affects and reflects their robots' activities and scientific results. She also has an interest in data practices and personal information privacy.