Minna Ruckenstein

Person

    Research areas

  • 5143 Social anthropology - Techno-Anthropology, Childhood Studies, Consumer culture, Digital humanities, Consumer economics, Digital culture

Curriculum Vitae

Minna Ruckenstein works as an associate professor at the Consumer Society Research Centre and the Helsinki Center for Digital Humanities, University of Helsinki. Her ongoing research focuses on digitalization/datafication by highlighting emotional, social, political and economic aspects of current and emerging data practices.

Ongoing research projects, involving doctoral candidates and post-doctoral researchers, focus on data activism, social and political life of methods, and everyday understandings of algorithms.

The disciplinary underpinnings of the work range from anthropology of technology, science and technology studies and communication to consumer economics.

Highlighted publications

  1. Broken data: Conceptualising data in an emerging world

    Pink, S., Ruckenstein, M. S., Willim, R. & Duque, M., Jan 2018, In : Big Data & Society. 5, 1, 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  2. The datafication of health

    Ruckenstein, M. S. & Dow Schull, N., Nov 2017, In : Annual Review of Anthropology. 46, p. 261–278 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleScientificpeer-review

  3. Beyond the Quantified Self: Thematic exploration of a dataistic paradigm

    Ruckenstein, M. & Pantzar, M., Mar 2017, In : New Media & Society. 19, 3, p. 401-418 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  4. Social rhythms of the heart

    Pantzar, M., Ruckenstein, M. S. & Mustonen, V., 2017, In : Health Sociology Review. 26, 1, p. 22-37 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  5. Keeping data alive: Talking DTC genetic testing

    Ruckenstein, M. S., 2017, In : Information, Communication and Society. 20, 7, p. 1024-1039 16 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

  6. Datafied Life: Techno-Anthropology as a Site for Exploration and Experimentation

    Ruckenstein, M. S. & Pantzar, M., 2015, In : Techné: Research in Philosophy and Technology. 19, 2, p. 191-210 20 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

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Highlighted activities

  1. Research network funded by the Riksbankens Jubileumfond (External organisation)

    Minna Ruckenstein (Member)
    1 Jan 201631 Dec 2018

    Activity: Membership typesMembership or other role in research network

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Highlighted projects

  1. PDMP: Becoming data citizens

    Ruckenstein, M.

    Tekes

    01/02/201631/03/2018

    Project: Research project_Research

  2. Beyond technology Nordplus project

    Ruckenstein, M., Hohti, R. & Stenberg, K.

    30/09/201630/09/2019

    Project: Other project

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