Graduate Directory

Adrian Jay Drummond-Cole

Research Interests

Social Theory, United States History, Environmental History, Urban and Suburban Studies, Science and Technology Studies

Biography, Education and Training

M.A.    Humanities and Social Thought, New York University, 2014.
B.A.     English, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2007.

Honors, Awards and Grants

2018-2019     “The Problem of California: Landscapes, Infrastructures, Ecologies” Research Cluster, The Humanities Institute, UCSC
2017-2018     Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, History of Consciousness, UCSC
2017     Dissertation Proposal Development Program, Social Science Research Council
2016     Graduate Summer Research Fellowship, The Humanities Institute, UCSC
2016     Summer Language Study Fellowship, History of Consciousness, UCSC   
2015     Regents’ Fellowship, UCSC

Selected Publications

Choppy Waters: Uneven Geographies, Illicit Passages, and Oil Insecurities, review of Cargomobilities: Moving Materials in a Global Age, edited by Thomas Birtchnell, Satya Savitzky, and John Urry, Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies, 7.3 (2017): 150-151.

On the Dotted Line: Mobile Social Media and Trajectification. Anamesa, 12.1 (2014): 12-19.

Disneyfication of Downtown Oakland. (with Darwin BondGraham) Race, Poverty & the Environment, 19.1 (2012): 49-52.

Whose Streets? Oakland's shadow government presses City Hall to end the occupation.” (with Darwin BondGraham) San Francisco Bay View (2011, November 11).

Selected Presentations

2018     “Making Water Liquid,” Panelist. American Studies Association. Atlanta, GA. November 8-11, 2018.

2017     “The Highway and the City of God,” Poster. Graduate Research Symposium. University of California, Santa Cruz, CA. May 12, 2017.

2017     “The Highway and the City of God,” Panelist. Southwest Popular/American Culture Association. Albuquerque, NM. Feb 15-18, 2017.

2013     “The Technics of Containerization: Intermodalism, Standardization, Automation, and Concentration,” Panelist. Stony Brook University. Department of Cultural Analysis & Theory. New York, NY. Oct 18-19, 2013.