Dr Alexandra Supper (A.)
Alexandra Supper is an assistant professor in the Department of Society Studies at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Maastricht University. She is the programme director of the BA Arts and Culture. Her research interests include the role of sound, listening and other bodily skills in scientific practice; the construction of scientific authority; and the formation and consolidation of (inter)disciplinary communities, including the practices and performances through which new members become socialised and encultured into these communities.
Expertise in science and technology studies, at the intersection with sound studies, sensory studies, higher education studies.
Research interests include: sound, listening and bodily skills in scientific practice; scientific authority and credibility; sonification and visualisation practices; disciplines and interdisciplinarity; dynamics of academic communities; conference practices.