Curated & Moderated by:
Anna-Kynthia Bousdoukou
Alondra Nelson

Alondra Nelson

President, Social Science Research Council Harold F. Linder - Professor, Institute for Advanced Study

Alondra Nelson, President of the Social Science Research Council and Harold F. Linder Professor at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, is an acclaimed researcher and author who explores questions of science, technology, and social inequality. Nelson’s books include "Body and Soul: The Black Panther Party and the Fight Against Medical Discrimination" and "The Social Life of DNA: Race, Reparations, and Reconciliation after the Genome". She is co-editor of "Genetics and the Unsettled Past: The Collision of DNA, Race and History" (with Keith Wailoo and Catherine Lee) and "Technicolor: Race, Technology, and Everyday Life" (with Thuy Linh N. Tu).

More than ever before it’s both important to have real experts at the table and those who are not experts but live with the consequences of the decisions that are being made by a technocratic society.