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  • Kendall Roark

  • Assistant Professor
    School of Information Studies and Anthropology
    Purdue University

    Dr. Roark is an Assistant Professor with the School of Information Studies and (by courtesy) Department of Anthropology, and a faculty affiliate with the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program at Purdue University. Roark is a cultural anthropologist engaged in ethnographic fieldwork and anthrodesign projects in Canada and the United States. Roark's research interests focus on queer and feminist technoscience studies, participatory and speculative design, and data ethics. Kendall serves as the PI for the Queer Tech Futures project and a co-founder of the Critical Data Studies Collective at Purdue. Dr. Roark has worked with CSoI to develop a teaching module on Critical Data Studies, as part of the Center's curriculum effort in the area of data ethics.