Doris Allhutter is a scholar in Science and Technology Studies with a background in political science. She is interested in how information infrastructures co-emerge with ideologies and hegemonies. Referring to concepts of ideology, performativity and agentive materiality, her current work takes a socio-political perspective on semantic technologies and work practices in this field.
She was a visiting scholar at the CSS at Lancaster University and at the University of California, Berkeley. Currently, she holds an Elise Richter Position at the Austrian Academy of Sciences and teaches at the Department of Science and Technology Studies at the University of Vienna.
Doris has published on practices of information systems design, gender-technology relations and a book on digital pornography and internet policies of the European Union.