Dr. Evelyn Wan is Assistant Professor in Media, Arts, and Society at the Department of Media and Culture Studies at Utrecht University. She also conducted postdoctoral research at the Tilburg Institute for Law, Technology, and Society at Tilburg University. She graduated cum laude from her PhD programme with her dissertation, “Clocked!: Time and Biopower in the Age of Algorithms”, and was awarded a national dissertation prize by the Praemium Erasmianum Foundation in the Netherlands in 2019. Her work on the temporalities and politics of digital culture and algorithmic governance is interdisciplinary in nature, and straddles media and performance studies, gender and postcolonial theory, and legal and policy research. Her writings has appeared in International Journal of Communication, GPS: Global Performance Studies, Theatre Journal, and International Journal of Performance Arts and Digital Media, amongst others.

Education:

  • PhD, cum laude (Institute for Cultural Inquiry, Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands)
  • Research MA in Media and Performance Studies, cum laude (Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands)
  • MA in Gender Studies, cum laude (Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands) (2011)
  • BSocSci in Government and Laws, First Class Honours (The University of Hong Kong) (2010)

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