Ph. D. Laurie Waller

Postdoctoral Researcher in Participatory Technology Design
Co-editor of Demonstrations: Journal for Experiments in Social Studies of Technology  

PhD in Sociology from Goldsmiths, University of London

Research Priorities

  • Science and technology studies
  • Sociology
  • Participation and political theory
  • Controversy analysis
  • Inventive methods and public experiment


  • PhD scholarship from Goldsmiths, University of London (2010 - 2013)
  • Visiting Research Fellow on 'Innovation Society Today' programme at TU Berlin (2014)


  • European Association for the Social Studies of Science [EASST]
  • Society for the Social Study of Science

Publications (Selection)

  • Waller, L (2016) Curating actor-netowrk theory: Testing object-oriented sociology in a science museum, Museums & Society 14(1)
  • Waller, L (2015) 'Rediscovering Daphne Oram's home-studio: Experimenting between art, technology and domesticity' in Farias, I & Wilkie, A ed. Studio Studies: Operations, Topologies, Displacements, Routledge
  • Waller, L (2014) 'Review of The Oxford Handbook of Sound Studies by Trevor Pinch and Karin Bijsterveldt' in Science & Technology Studies 
27 (3)