Sareeta Amrute

Director of Research

Sareeta Amrute is the Director of Research at Data & Society and Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Washington, Seattle. Her research is focused on the integration of humans and technologies, with special emphasis on the raced, classed, and gendered implications of those relationships.

She is currently developing an illustrated guide to ethics in technology industries called Future-Proof Code: An Illustrated Guide to Techno-ethics. Her scholarship includes Encoding Race Encoding Class: Indian IT Workers in Berlin, an ethnography which examines the relationship between labor, Indian technical work, and migration regimes in global corporate coding work, which was the winner of the 2017 Diana Forsythe Prize in the anthropology of science, technology, and medicine, awarded jointly by the General Anthropology Division, the Society for the Anthropology of Work, and the Committee on Science, Technology, and Computing. Sareeta received her PhD in Anthropology from the University of Chicago and her BA in Art History from Columbia University.

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