Adam Nocek

Ctr Dir (ACD) & Asst Professor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
5802

Biography

Adam Nocek is an Assistant Professor in the Philosophy of Technology and Science and Technology Studies in the School of Arts, Media and Engineering at Arizona State University. He is also the Founding Director of ASU’s Center for Philosophical Technologies. Nocek has published widely on the philosophy of media and science; speculative philosophy (especially Whitehead); design philosophy, history, and practice; and critical and speculative theories of computational media. He recently published Molecular Capture: The Animation of Biology (Minnesota, 2021), and is working on his next monograph, Governmental Design: On Algorithmic Autonomy. Nocek is the co-editor (with Tony Fry) of Design in Crisis: New Worlds, Philosophies and PracticesThe Lure of Whitehead (with Nicholas Gaskill), along with several other collections and special issues, including a special issue of Angelaki: Journal of the Theoretical Humanities (with Cary Wolfe) titled, "Ontogenesis Beyond Complexity." He is a visiting researcher at the Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis at the University of Amsterdam and previously held the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences Visiting Professorship. 

Education

Ph.D. University of Washington

M.A. Boston College

B.A. Honours, McGill University 

Courses

Spring 2021
Course Number Course Title
AME 394 Special Topics
AME 484 Internship
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 792 Research
Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
AME 493 Honors Thesis
AME 590 Reading And Conference
AME 792 Research
Summer 2020
Course Number Course Title
AME 394 Special Topics
AME 494 Special Topics
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
FSE 394 Special Topics
HUL 394 Special Topics
AME 394 Special Topics
AME 484 Internship
AME 492 Honors Directed Study
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 792 Research
EPD 799 Dissertation
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
AME 394 Special Topics
AME 530 Experiential Media Studies I
AME 792 Research
EPD 799 Dissertation
Summer 2019
Course Number Course Title
AME 130 Prototyping Dreams
AME 194 Special Topics
AME 294 Special Topics
HDA 394 Special Topics
AME 394 Special Topics
AME 486 Digital Culture Capstone II
AME 494 Special Topics
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
AME 484 Internship
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
AME 531 Experiential Media Studies II
AME 593 Applied Project
AME 691 Seminar
EPD 792 Research
AME 792 Research
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
AME 394 Special Topics
AME 590 Reading And Conference
EPD 792 Research
AME 792 Research
Summer 2018
Course Number Course Title
AME 111 Intro to Digital Culture
AME 130 Prototyping Dreams
AME 194 Special Topics
AME 294 Special Topics
AME 394 Special Topics
AME 485 Digital Culture Capstone I
AME 486 Digital Culture Capstone II
AME 494 Special Topics
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
AME 592 Research
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
AME 484 Internship
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
AME 593 Applied Project
EPD 790 Reading and Conference
AME 792 Research
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
AME 294 Special Topics
AME 394 Special Topics
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
AME 598 Special Topics
AME 792 Research
Summer 2017
Course Number Course Title
AME 111 Intro to Digital Culture
AME 130 Prototyping Dreams
AME 194 Special Topics
AME 294 Special Topics
AME 394 Special Topics
AME 486 Digital Culture Capstone II
AME 494 Special Topics
AME 592 Research
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
AME 394 Special Topics
AME 484 Internship
AME 499 Individualized Instruction
AME 531 Exp Media Method Theory II
AME 590 Reading And Conference
AME 598 Special Topics
AME 792 Research
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
AME 294 Special Topics
AME 394 Special Topics

Expertise Areas