forthcoming   Mobile City: Social Media, Transnationalism, and New Europe. University of Pennsylvania Press.

journal articles

forthcoming    “Of Spargel and Spiegel: National Networked Feelings in Berlin.” Anthropological Quarterly.

2014    “Friend or Freund: Social Media and Transnational Connections in Berlin.” Human-Computer Interaction, 29(1), 53–77 (part of a special issue, “Transnational HCI: Humans, Computers and Interactions Considered Globally,” I. Shklovski, J. Vertesi, S. Lindtner, L. Suchman, eds.). Accepted version here: jkraemer-friendorfreund-HCI-0613_final (pdf).

book chapters

2016    “Locating Emerging Media: Ethnographic Reflections on Culture, Selfhood, and Place.” The Routledge Companion to Digital Ethnography. Larissa Hjorth, Heather Horst, Anne Galloway, and Genevieve Bell, eds. Invited chapter.

2015    “Doing Fieldwork, Brb: Locating the field on and with emerging media.” eFieldnotes: the Makings of Anthropology in the Digital World. Roger Sanjek and Susan Tratner, eds. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press: 113­–131.

book reviews

2017    Reclaiming Media Ideologies. Anthropology Now 9(1): 133-138. Accepted version here: Kraemer-ReclaimingMediaIdeologies-AM-012017 (pdf); originally published online April 27, 2017.


2017   Stop doing companies’ digital busywork for free. The Conversation, Science + Technology, Nov. 1.

2017    The Cultural Anxiety of the White Middle Class. Counterpunch, June 28.

2017    When Social Media are the News. Anthropology News 58(1):42-48. DOI: 10.1111/AN.286. Kraemer-2017-Anthropology_News (pdf); originally published online January 2017.

2005    Culture and Technology / The myth of tech gadgets and social alienation. San Francisco Chronicle, Opinion, Nov. 16: B-9.

in progress

n.d.    “The Gender of the Interface.” Journal article in preparation.


mtanzer. 2012. “ABC Explores the Dangers of YOLO.” Gawker, Dec. 22, 2012.
“It’s a standard meme explanation piece here until they talk to anthropologist Jordan Kraemer.”

Lupkin, Sydney. 2012. “Young Adults Tweet #YOLO When They Don’t Study, Get Drunk or Drive Too Fast.” ABC News, Health, Dec. 21, 2012.


2016 “2015 Year in Review: Deflating Footballs, Twins in Space, Women (not) in Tech, and More.” Platypus, The CASTAC Blog, Feb. 5.

2015 “2014 in Review: Re-locating the Human,Platypus, The CASTAC Blog, Jan. 20.

2014 “Ethics of User Experience Research: What Anthropology Can Tell Us about Facebook’s Controversial Study.” The CASTAC Blog, July 21.

2014 “Perils of Public Engagement: Are We All #engagedacademics Now?” The CASTAC Blog, Feb. 26.

2014 “Jordan Kraemer on digital culture, tech trends, and why anthropologists can’t predict the future.” The CASTAC Blog, Feb. 4.

2013 “Rethinking Scale in Social Media: An Ethnographic Perspective.” The CASTAC Blog, July 23.

2013 “MOOCs in the Machine, Part II.” The CASTAC Blog, Jan. 3.

2012 “MOOCs in the Machine, Part I.” The CASTAC Blog, Dec. 29.

Image at top: the East Side Gallery in Friedrichshain, Berlin, 2010