Mario Khreicheis a Visiting Assistant Professor in Media, Culture, and Communication. He received a Ph.D. in Political and Cultural Thought from the Alliance of Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Thought at Virginia Tech.
He graduated with an MA in Political Theory from Goethe University Frankfurt and Technical University of Darmstadt and holds a BA in Political Science from the University of North Texas. His research and teaching interests include the future of work, online platforms, cybernetics, the history of computing, and video games. Currently, his work focuses on the ways automation technologies change the nature, environments, and experiences of work.
His writing is featured in Fast Capitalism, Eludamos, and the Journal of Environmental Media. Before joining NYU Khreiche held appointments as Postdoctoral Fellow in the Mellon Sawyer Seminar Series on Information Ecosystems at the University of Pittsburgh and as Adjunct Lecturer in the Department of History at Virginia Tech where he taught courses in the Data in Social Context program.
- Mario Khreiche. 2020. "The cost of labour and energy in digital media and automation technologies beyond the COVID-19 pandemic" Journal of Environmental Media 1 (supplement): 8.1-8.8.
- Mario Khreiche. 2019. "Gamified Flow and the Sociotechnical Production of AI" Eludamos: Journal for Computer Game Culture 10 (1): 55-65.
- Mario Khreiche. 2019. "The Twilight of Automation" Fast Capitalism 16 (2): 117-127.