Nicholas Anderman is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Geography at the University of California, Berkeley. His dissertation explores theories of technological change and corresponding experiences of temporal alterity in the context of the global maritime logistics industry. His recent and ongoing fieldwork focuses on the politics of automation at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, and on labor coordination and culture on board large containerships at sea. He is an editor at Qui Parle.
Oceanic Geography, Global Political Economy, Logistics/Infrastructure, Automation, Labor, Temporality, Boredom Studies