1. University of Virginia
  2. Arts & Sciences

David Nemer

Assistant Professor

203 Wilson Hall 

Office Hours:

Thursday 1:00-3:00pm or by appointment 

Class Schedule:

MDST 3559-6 Social Media & Global South Societies - TR 2:00-3:15pm

David Nemer is an Assistant Professor of Media Studies at the University of Virginia. His research and teaching interests cover the intersection of Postcolonial Science and Technology Studies (STS), Information Anthropology, ICT for Development (ICT4D), and Human-Computer Interaction (HCI). Nemer is an ethnographer whose fieldworks include the Slums of Vitória, Brazil; Havana, Cuba; and Eastern Kentucky, Appalachia. Nemer is the author of Favela Digital: The other side of technology (Editora GSA, 2013). He holds a Ph.D. in Informatics (track Computing, Culture, and Society) from Indiana University and an M.Sc. in Computer Science from Saarland University. Nemer has written for The Guardian, El País, and The Tribune.

Books

Favela Digital

GSA Editora e Grafica, Oct 2013