Kristin Scott is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Communications at Simmons College and the author of The Digital City and Mediated Urban Ecologies, by Palgrave Macmillan.


The Digital City and Mediated Urban Ecologies (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016)

Dr. Scott holds a Ph.D. in Cultural Studies from George Mason University; a master’s degree from the University of Chicago in Interdisciplinary Studies; an MFA in Creative Writing from Columbia College Chicago; and a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Smith College.

“Digital Urban Health and Security: NYC’s Got An App For That,” In Digital Futures and the City of Today: New Technologies and Physical Spaces (Intellect Books, 2016).

Her fields of research include visual, media, and digital cultures; digital humanities; media arts; communication studies; urban environmental studies, urban culture, mobilities, and spatial practices; digital urban sustainability; urban securitization and the militarization of urban spaces; the urban public sphere; postmodern bodies and biotechnologies; and science and technology studies.