Gabriel Dorthe has been a Fellow at the IASS from November 2016 to February 2017, for a research project on the chemtrail community. His current Fellowship, from May to August 2018, is dedicated to building a new research project on geoengineering’s governance and vulnerability, in collaboration with Stefan Schäfer.
He holds a MA (2009) in philosophy, history and social sciences from the University of Lausanne and he will defend his PhD dissertation by the end of the summer 2018. This research explores the transhumanist movement, as an activist movement, that forms a particular public of emerging technologies. In 2014 - 2015, Gabriel Dorthe has been a Visiting Research Fellow with the Science, Technology & Society (STS) Program at the Harvard University, led by Prof. Sheila Jasanoff.
Gabriel Dorthe is also deeply involved in crafting interfaces between academic research and other practices. He has organized dozens of public events over the last ten years. In 2009, he co-founded the Socrates Project, a research and consulting initiative that offers philosophical approaches to businesses and organizations. It aims to facilitate a space for exploring more creative, responsive and responsible ways to interact with the complexities of today’s world.