Eric T. Kerr National University of Singapore
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Dr. Eric T. Kerr is a postdoctoral fellow in the Science, Technology and Society Cluster at the National University of Singapore. He holds joint appointments with the Asia Research Institute and Tembusu College. Dr. Kerr received his Ph.D. in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh in 2013. Prior to that, he trained as a lawyer at the University of Aberdeen. He has taught at the City University of New York and the University of Edinburgh and has been a visiting researcher at Delft University of Technology and the University of Vienna. Eric’s research addresses issues that arise in the intersection between epistemology and the philosophy of technology. His fieldwork research explores knowledge production in the petroleum engineering industry in South-East Asia. Eric has a joint appointment with the Asia Research Institute, where he will be working on a project entitled ‘Analysing Knowledge Cultures in Engineering in East Asia and Europe’ as well as pursuing various threads from his doctoral dissertation.