Anna-Verena Nosthoff is a social theorist and a critical theorist of (Big) tech. She is currently a visiting researcher at Princeton University, and a permanent affiliated researcher at the Institute of Network Cultures in Amsterdam. Prior to that, she was a research fellow at the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society and a lecturer at the University of Vienna and at FU Berlin.
Anna has published on the digital transformation of the public sphere, the power of Big Tech, the politics of social media, the platform economy, as well as critical theory, the philosophy of technology and the history of cybernetics, in international journals such as Cultural Politics, Culture, Theory & Critique, Thesis Eleven, Critical Research on Religion, Jahrbuch Technikphilosophie, Leviathan, Behemoth, Zeitschrift für Politikwissenschaft and various edited volumes.
Anna is the author of „Die Gesellschaft der Wearables“ („The Society of Wearables“, co-authored with Felix Maschewski). Besides her academic work, she works as an essayist for, a.o., ZEIT (Online), Die Republik, NZZ, FAS, Philosophie Magazin, Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Jacobin, Public Seminar and Internazionale.