Arun Jacob

Arun Jacob

PhD Student

Arun Jacob (he/him) is a doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto. He completed his Master of Arts in Cultural Studies and Critical Theory and Master of Arts in Work and Society at McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, and his Master of Professional Communication from Toronto Metropolitan University. Arun’s doctoral work unites media genealogy, intersectional feminist media studies, and critical university studies to explore how contemporary university data management techniques and information management systems shape our socio-cultural relations, experiences, and knowledge. Arun is the first recipient of the Stéfan Sinclair Memorial Scholarship from the Canadian Society of Digital Humanities for his work on critical digital humanities.


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Research Interests

Critical Theory, Cultural Studies, Digital Humanities, Labour Studies, Media Archaeology