Department of Physics
Installation and commissioning of experiments, contexts of discovery, expertise and organizational dysfunction, and study of material culture with special focus on contemporary particle physics.
Science, Technology, and Society Program
PhD Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 2011
Arpita Roy taught as a Lecturer at University of California, Berkeley for two years, followed by postdoctoral stints at the Laboratoire d’Anthropologie Sociale, Paris, and the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Religious and Ethnic Diversity, Göttingen.
Her doctoral dissertation was an ethnographic study of physics and physicists at the Large Hadron Collider particle accelerator at CERN in Geneva, Switzerland.