Justin Kehoe

Justin Kehoe

Acquisitions Editor, Science, Technology, and Society; MIT & Regional Interest

Justin Kehoe

Justin acquires books in STS (Science, Technology, and Society), sound studies, as well as regional and MIT related projects for the MIT Press. He is interested in theoretically and historically grounded works in the social sciences, particularly in history of science, history of technology, the sociology of science, the sociology of knowledge, critical data studies, material and knowledge infrastructure studies, labor studies, sound studies, and works at the intersection of culture and technology. He acquires projects for several series, including Acting with Technology, Engineering Studies, Global South Cosmologies and Epistemologies, History of Computing, Infrastructures, Inside Technology, Labor and Technology, Lemelson Center Studies in Invention and Innovation, and Transformations. He can be reached at jkehoe@mit.edu. He can also be found lurking on Bluesky @justinkehoe.bsky.social 

Notable recent acquisitions:

Analog (Essential Knowledge)  by Robert Hassan; Underground: The Secret Life of Videocassettes in Iran  by Blake Atwood; Buy Now: How Amazon Branded Convenience and Normalized Monopoly  by Emily West; Writers Under Surveillance: The FBI Files  edited by JPat Brown, B. C. D. Lipton, and Michael Morisy; Idea Colliders: The Future of Science Museums  by Michael John Gorman; Born in Cambridge: 400 Years of Ideas and Innovators  by Karen Weintraub and Michael Kuchta; Technology of the Oppressed: Inequity and the Digital Mundane in Favelas of Brazil  by David Nemer, The SuperCollider Book, second edition  edited by Scott Wilson, David Cottle, and Nick Collin; The Secret Life of Data  by Aram Sinnreich and Jesse Gilbert.

Buy Now

Emily West

February 22, 2022


Robert Hassan

January 3, 2023


Blake Atwood

September 28, 2021

Living with Algorithms

Ignacio Siles

April 25, 2023

The Computer Music Tutorial

Curtis Roads

June 6, 2023

Born in Cambridge

Karen Weintraub, Michael Kuchta

May 3, 2022