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Chair for Sociology of Technology

Suzette Kahlert

PhD Researcher

Contact details


Office: CP 118
Office hours: By appointment (send me an Email)

Research Areas

  • Social Theory and Poststructuralism
  • Infrastructures of Trust
  • Digitization and Gender
  • Fat Studies
  • Qualitative Methods

Curriculum Vitae

Suzette Kahlert (M.A.) is part of Jan Passoth’s STS research group at the ENS, thus working as a researcher at Viadrina’s chair for sociology of technology. To her tasks belongs investigating algorithmic decision making and content curation of online media platforms for project “DataSkop”, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). Her PhD research focuses on invisibilities, especially in the context of infrastructures building and “decentralized” networks. She was a member of the doctoral college “Privacy and Trust for Mobile Users”. She has studied sociology, gender studies, comparative literature, philosophy and German language at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität (LMU) Munich. Her research focuses on (digital) infrastructures, digitization and in/visibities, artificial intelligence, online activism, and qualitative methods.