Andy Murray is a postdoctoral fellow in the Program on Science, Technology & Society at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.
His research interests include how biotechnology and biomedicine are leveraged as ways of doing ethics, politics, and social reform. He has a special interest in social science perspectives and methods, particularly ethnography, as interventions in technoscientific practice. The worlds in which he is interested include personalized and precision medicine, DNA and RNA therapeutics, synthetic biology, and community bio and biohacking.
He received his PhD in Sociology from the University of California, Santa Cruz. His dissertation research consisted of an ethnography of the Open Insulin Project, a community laboratory-based effort to produce affordable insulin. He also holds an MA from UC Santa Cruz and a BA from Ursinus College.