n.d.    Mobile Berlin: Social Media, Transnationalism, and New Europe. Book manuscript under review.

journal articles

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.).

n.d.    “Of Spargel and Spiegel: National Feelings and Emerging Media in Berlin.” Article manuscript under review.

book chapters

forthcoming “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.

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.

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


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