A fervent advocate of connected thinking, Anna Jobin is a phd candidate affiliated to the laboratory of digital humanities and cultures and the laboratory of science and technology studies of Lausanne University. After a fruitful collaboration with Frederic Kaplan of the DHLAB of EPFL, assisting with the organisation of the first Just-in-time-sociology workshop and research on “linguistic capitalism” as well as “linguistic prosthesis” she was affiliated with EPFL’s Collège des Humanités for three years.
Recipient of a mobility fellowship by the Swiss National Science Foundation to visit the Science & Technology Studies Department at Cornell University in 2016/17, she is currently a Visiting Research Scholar within the Science, Technology, and Society Program at Tufts University.
She holds a bilingual lic.rer.soc. degree (equivalent to a M.A.) of the University of Fribourg, Departement of Science of Society, having studied Sociology, IT/Information Management and Economics. During her studies, Anna Jobin volunteered for several years in her department’s Student’s Comitee which she co-presided for 2 election terms. She was a students’ representative at the Faculty Counsel for three years, participating in negotiations over the Faculty’s implementation of the European Bologna reform.
Anna Jobin’s work experience is as broad as her interests. After recurring engagements within the film industry – notably cinemas, festivals, film distributions and film producers, she has been active in advice and coaching of individuals, companies and organizations in order to help them better understand and interact with the “digital world“. Currently pursuing a PhD degree she is a member of the Swiss Sociological Association, the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology, the Society for Social Studies of Science (4S), and the Association of Internet Researchers.
Her deep overall understanding of internet and social media matters are highly appreciated by the media, notably Swiss National Radio. For samples as well as additional information, please check out her profile.
She is fluent in Swiss German, German, French and English, and elementary proficient in Spanish and Farsi. Her personal interest include cinema, traveling and playing the piano.