Danya Glabau

Danya Glabau is a medical anthropologist and science and technology studies (STS) scholar researching patient activism, the medical economy, and how human bodies become valuable data. Her book-in-progress, Reproducing Safety: Food Allergy Advocacy and the Politics of Care, examines how food allergy activists get involved in scientific research and political advocacy, and how race, class, and gender shape their advocacy goals. Her new work turns a feminist STS lens on the evolving business models of digital health care companies. She is industry assistant professor and director of science and technology studies at NYU Tandon School of Engineering and Faculty at the Brooklyn Institute for Social Research, and she earned her PhD from the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Cornell University.

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