Introduction Josh Braun Assistant Professor of Film, Video, and Interactive Media, Quinnipiac University The panelists in this dialogue are among the best qualified I can imagine to discuss the recent security breach at Sony Pictures Entertainment and the ensuing cultural moment surrounding The Interview. Hugh Gusterson is an anthropologist who has spent several decades studying […]
Hugh Gusterson is Professor of Anthropology and International Affairs at George Washington University. He has also taught in George Mason’s Cultural Studies Program and MIT’s Program on Science, Technology and Society. He is the author of Nuclear Rites (University of California Press, 1996) and People of the Bomb (University of Minnesota Press, 2004) and co-editor of The Insecure American (University of California Press, 2009), and Why America’s Top Pundits Are Wrong (University of California Press, 2005). He has a regular column for the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, and has also published in the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Science, Nature, New Scientist, American Scientist, and The Sciences.