Christopher Kelty
Life Sciences Building 3318
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521

P: (310) 267-4775

Christopher Kelty


Teaching & Research Interests

  • Nanotechnology
  • Development of computer science
  • Anthropology
  • Cultural significance of information technology

Select Publications

Kelty, C. (2014). The fog of freedom. In Gillespie, T., Foot, K., and Boczkowski, P., editors, Media
Technologies: Essays on Communication, Materiality, and Society
. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA.

Currie, M., Kelty, C., and Murillo, L. F. R. (2013). “Free software trajectories: From organized publics to
formal social enterprises?
” Journal of Peer Production, 1(3).

Kelty, C. M. (2013b). “There is no free software.” Journal of Peer Production, 1(3).

Kelty, C. (2012b). From participation to power. In Delwiche, A. and Henderson, J., editors, The Participatory
Cultures Handbook. Routledge, New York and London.

Kelty, Christopher M. (2012). “This is not an article: Model organism newsletters and the question of ‘open science.‘” Biosocieties 7(2):140-168. (pdf)