Nina Dewi Toft Djanegara is the Associate Director of CCSRE's Technology and Racial Equity Initiative where she oversees the Initiative's Practitioner Fellows Program, graduate and undergraduate fellowships, and program development. Previously, Nina was a Program Assistant and Graduate Fellow with the Technology and Racial Equity Initiative.
A doctoral student in the Stanford Anthropology Department, her research uses ethnographic and archival methods to investigate how technology is applied in political contexts. In particular, her dissertation investigates how biometric technologies – such as fingerprinting and facial recognition – are applied to border enforcement in the United States. Nina holds an MSc in Environmental Science from Yale University and a BA in International Development Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.