Media and Technology Studies
205 Bingham Hall
BA University of British Columbia (Political Science), MA University of Westminster (International Relations and Contemporary Political Theory), PhD York University (Communication and Culture). Media and Cultural Studies. Dr. Sharma’s research and teaching explores issues at the intersection of technology, labor, temporality, and biopolitics. Her work draws from diverse theories and methods including post-structuralism, medium theory, political economy, biopolitics, critical discourse analysis, ethnography, and identity politics.Her work has appeared in Cultural Studies; Social Identities: Journal for the study of Race, Nation, and Culture; Communication Inquiry; andM/C Journal of Media and Culture. She is the author In the Meantime: Temporality and Cultural Politics (Duke University Press 2014). She is at the beginning stages of a new project on “medium intervention” and the cultural politics of misfortune within algorithmic culture.