Theodora Sutton

Theodora is an OII DPhil student. Her research in digital anthropology examines digital detoxing and the widespread cultural narrative that sees digital sociality as inherently ‘lesser’ or less ‘natural’ than previous forms of communication.

Email: theodora.sutton@oii.ox.ac.uk

Theodora is an OII DPhil student. Her research in digital anthropology examines digital detoxing and techno-anxiety, pre-digital nostalgia and the widespread cultural narrative of digital technology as inherently ‘lesser’ or less ‘natural’ than previous forms of communication.

Research interests

Digital Anthropology, Techno-anxiety, Digital Detoxing, Pre-digital nostalgia, Techno-utopia, Nature and ‘the natural’, Mediation, Social Media, Silicon Valley, Online dating, Digital addiction, Post techno-apocalyptic Narratives, Food and dieting, Eco Warriors, Healthism, History of Communication Technology, Western attitudes to Technological Change

Positions held at the OII

  • DPhil student, October 2015 –

Supervisors at the OII


Latest blog posts

Current projects

Publications

Chapters

  • Sutton, T. (2017) "Our Virtues and Devices: Exploring the Digital Detox" In: Are We All Addicts Now? Digital Dependence Bartlett, V. and Bowden-Jones, H. (eds.).

Journal articles

  • OxDeg: Ethics Panel I

    23 January 2019

    Panellists will reflect on ethical challenges in the context of digital ethnography and how they overcame any hurdles by sharing their approaches.