Jacob Gaboury is an Assistant Professor of Film & Media at the University of California, Berkeley. His work engages the history and theory of digital media, with focus on digital image technologies.
From 2015-2016 he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, and in 2016 was a Research Fellow at the Bauhaus University's International Research Institute for Cultural Techniques and Media Philosophy (IKKM). He has previously held fellowships from the Charles Babbage Institute at the University of Minnesota, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM), the Lemelson Center of the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of American History, the Institute for Advanced Study in Media Cultures of Computer Simulation (MECS), and the Social Science Research Council.
His work has appeared in a wide range of popular and academic publications, including most recently Grey Room, the Journal of Visual Culture, Camera Obscura, Debates in the Digital Humanities, Rhizome, continent., and Art Papers.
Gaboury holds a PhD in Media, Culture, and Communication and an MA in Cinema Studies from New York University.