R Joshua Scannell is a PhD Candidate in Sociology at the CUNY Graduate Center. His research focuses on the intersection between evolving digital governmentality, embodiment, racialization and political economy in the context of the carceral state. He is the author of Cities: Uncertain Sovereignty and Unauthorized Resistance in the Urban World and co-author with Patricia Clough, Karen Gregory and Benjamin Haber of “The Datalogical Turn.” His current work investigates changing temporalities of management in the midst of algorithmic governance and converging horizons of digital sociality and mysticism.

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