About Derek

Derek Curry is an artist, researcher, and educator currently completing his PhD in Media Study at the State University of New York at Buffalo. His dissertation, The Locus of Human Agency in High-Impact Automated Systems, is concerned with human agency within automated decision-making systems used in the process of data aggregation and classification in algorithmic trading systems and Open Source Intelligence gathering (OSINT). Derek received his MFA in New Genres from UCLA in 2010. His work often addresses political, social, and technological assumptions from a critical perspective.

Contact: derekcur@buffalo.edu


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Examples of student work