Jennifer Gabrys is Chair in Media, Culture and Environment in the Department of Sociology at the University of Cambridge. She leads the Planetary Praxis research group and is Principal Investigator on the ERC-funded project, Smart Forests: Transforming Environments into Social-Political Technologies. She also leads the Citizen Sense and AirKit projects, which have both received funding from the ERC.
She is the author of Citizens of Worlds: Open-Air Toolkits for Environmental Struggle (2022), Program Earth: Environmental Sensing Technology and the Making of a Computational Planet (2016), and Digital Rubbish: A Natural History of Electronics (2011). Together with Ros Gray and Shela Sheikh, she co-edits the “Planetarities” book series published through Goldsmiths Press.