Phaedra Daipha

Assistant Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University

Phaedra Daipha is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Rutgers University. Her primary research interests lie at the intersection of cultural sociology, science and technology studies, and the sociology of professions, with a present focus on issues of expertise, complexity management, decision-making, and information technology use. She has written on the structure of American sociology, expert decision-making under uncertainty, and the sociocognitive organization of meteorological vision. Building on an ethnographic study of forecasting operations at the National Weather Service, she is currently finishing a book manuscript that analyzes the process of diagnosis and prognosis under regimes of high complexity.