Kavita Philip

President’s Excellence Chair in Network Cultures

Professor, English Language & Literatures

Email: kavita.philip@ubc.ca 

Kavita Philip is the President’s Excellence Chair in Network Cultures at UBC, Professor of English, and Associated Faculty in Geography and STS. She has written about nineteenth-century environmental knowledge in British India, information technology in post-colonial India, and the intersections of art, science fiction, and social activism with science and technology. She is author of Civilizing Natures (2004), and Studies in Unauthorized Reproduction (forthcoming, MIT Press), as well as co-editor of five volumes curating new interdisciplinary work in radical history, art, activism, computing, and public policy.

Research Area: Network Cultures, Environmental Knowledge, Climate Justice