Video: deborah lupton ‘Design Sociology: definitions and directions’

As part of the Digital Design Ethnography Symposium Professor Deborah Lupton discusses how to define ‘design sociology’, her research projects and how she uses design methods to investigate how people use digital technologies and make sense of their personal digital data.

Video - Deborah Lupton talking about Design Sociology: Definitions and Directions

As part of the Digital Design Ethnography Symposium Professor Deborah Lupton discusses how to define ‘design sociology’, a melding of critical design research approaches with sociological inquiry and a dash of new materialisms theory. Watch the video to see Deborah speak about her projects and how design methods are used to investigate how people use digital technologies and make sense of their personal digital data.

Deborah Lupton is SHARP Professor in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, working in the Centre for Social Research in Health and the Social Policy Research Centre. She is the author/co-author of 16 books, the latest of which are Digital Sociology (Routledge, 2015), The Quantified Self (Polity, 2016), Digital Health (Routledge, 2017) and Fat, 2nd edition (Routledge, 2018). Her forthcoming book Data Selves will be published in late 2019. She is a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia and holds an Honorary Doctorate of Social Science awarded by the University of Copenhagen.