Sarah Sharma is Associate Professor of Media Theory at the Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology (Mississauga) and the Faculty of Information (St. George). She is also Director of U of T’s McLuhan Centre for Culture and Technology, where she directs interdisciplinary research and public programming concerned with navigating and understanding the complexities of contemporary digital life.
Professor Sharma’s research and teaching focuses on the relationship between technology, time and labour with a specific focus on issues related to gender, race, and class. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and book chapters including, most recently, The Boston Review, Feminist Media Studies, and the Canadian Journal of Communication.
Her monograph In the Meantime: Temporality and Cultural Politics (Duke University Press) was awarded the “2014 National Communication Critical Cultural Division Book of the Year.” She is currently working on a new book which explores the relationship between technology, gender and cultural fantasies of exit.