Kean Birch

Kean Birch is an Associate Professor in the Graduate Program in Science and Technology Studies, and Faculty of Environmental and Urban Change at York University, Canada. He is interested in how different things are turned into assets, defined as a process of assetization. He is currently focusing on digital, data, and algorithmic technologies. His most recent book is an edited volume with Fabian Muniesa called 'Assetization: Turning Things into Assets in Technoscientific Capitalism' (MIT Press, 2020).