Talk of the Bay from KSQD
Talk of the Bay from KSQD
Steven Gonzalez Monserrate reveals the not-so-silver lining of The Cloud


Steven Gonzalez Monserrate is a postdoctoral researcher at the Fixing Futures Research Training Group at Goethe University. He received his PhD in the History, Anthropology, Science, Technology & Society (HASTS) program at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His current book project, Cloud Ecologies, is an environmental ethnography of data centers in New England, Arizona, Puerto Rico, and Singapore. A graphical preview of his research appeared in the Spring 2024 issue of Yes! magazine.
Committed to public engagement and accessible scholarship, Steven’s writing and research appears in venues including Wired, Aeon, Popular Science, Anthropology News, ABC News, BBC News, NPR and more. Steven holds an MA in Anthropology from Brandeis University and a BA in Feminist Anthropology from Keene State College. He is also a filmmaker and a speculative fiction writer (under the byline E.G. Condé).