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dr. (Jess) J.L. Bier

Assistant Professor Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology
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Erasmus University Rotterdam
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Email
bier@essb.eur.nl
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Jess Bier (1980) is an assistant professor of urban sociology at Erasmus University Rotterdam. 

Dr. Bier is a social theorist who engages with the social and political…

Jess Bier (1980) is an assistant professor of urban sociology at Erasmus University Rotterdam. 

Dr. Bier is a social theorist who engages with the social and political impacts of scientific and technical knowledge. Her first book, Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine, analyzes how segregated landscapes have shaped digital cartography in Jerusalem and the West Bank since 1967.

The full text of Dr. Bier’s publications can be downloaded from www.jessbier.org/publications. Her work is situated at the confluence of Science and Technology Studies (STS), critical geography, and postcolonial theory.

Dr. Bier is the recipient of a 2018 EUR Fellowship for for her current project, "Data Streams and Cargo Flows: The Labor Consequences of the Datafication of Logistics" on the role of data in the automation of shipping in the Port of Rotterdam. In the past, her work has also been funded in part by the Dutch National Research School for Science, Technology, and Modern Culture (WTMC).

Dr. Bier's dissertation received the 2016 Maastricht University dissertation prize, awarded to the best dissertation submitted to the university during the previous two years, from among all disciplines except medicine and the life sciences. In 2013, a chapter of her dissertation received a prize from the Middle East Section of the American Anthropological Association (AAA).

From 2013-16, Dr. Bier was a postdoctoral researcher in the ERC-Funded Monitoring Modernity research project headed by Willem Schinkel, where she analyzed the changing spatialities of efforts to monitor international financial flows during the ongoing financial crisis.

 

  • Sociology of the Globe

    Title
    Sociology of the Globe
    Year
    2018
    Period
    BLOK 4
    Year level
    Bachelor 3 (Sociologie)

    Sociology of Globalisation

    Title
    Sociology of Globalisation
    Year
    2017
    Period
    BLOK 4
    Year level
    Bachelor 3 (Sociologie)

    Wetenschapsleer

    Title
    Wetenschapsleer
    Year
    2017
    Period
    BLOK 3
    Year level
    Bachelor 3 (Sociologie), Bachelor 3

    Urban Governance and Politics

    Title
    Urban Governance and Politics
    Year
    2017
    Period
    BLK3
    Year level
    Master (Sociologie / Grootstedelijke Vraagstukken en Beleid), Avond Master (Sociologie / Grootstedelijke Vraagstukken en Beleid), Deeltijd Master (Sociologie / Grootstedelijke Vraagstukken en Beleid), Master (Sociology / Urban Studies)
  • Assistant Professor

    University
    Erasmus University Rotterdam
    School
    Erasmus School of Social and Behavioural Sciences
    Department
    Department of Public Administration and Sociology/ Sociology
    Country
    The Netherlands
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