Positions and Honors

Positions and Employment

  • University of Florida, Assistant Professor, 2019 –
  • Queen’s University, Postdoctoral Fellow, 2018–2019
  • Visiting Scholar, Ethnography Lab, Concordia University, 2017–2018
  • Visiting Scholar, University of Iceland (Háskóli Íslands), 2014–2015

Other Experience and Professional Memberships

  • Junior Program Chair, Association for Feminist Anthropology
  • Member, American Anthropological Association
  • Member, Society for Cultural Anthropology
  • Member, American Ethnological Society
  • Member, Society for Urban, National, and Transnational Anthropology
  • Member, Society for Social Studies of Science
  • Member, UF Digital Humanities Working Group


  • Society for Urban, National, and Transnational Paper Prize, 2017

Selected Publications

2019. Johnson, Alix. “Data Centers as Infrastructural In-betweens: Expanding Connections and Enduring Marginalities in Iceland,” American Ethnologist 46(1): 75-88.

2019. Johnson, Alix. “Emplacing Data within Imperial Histories: Making Iceland Information’s ‘Natural’ Home,” Culture Machine 17: 1-12.

2018. Johnson, Alix. “Ruination, Remaking, Return: Critical Dialogues on Re-built Environments,” City & Society 30(2): 1-6.

2017. Johnson, Alix and Mél Hogan. “Location and Dislocation: Mapping Geographies of Global Data,” Imaginations Journal of Cross-Cultural image Studies 8(2): 4-7.

More Publications Available on Google Scholar

Contribution to Science


Research Support

Ongoing Research Support


Completed Research Support (within the past three years)

  • Mellon / American Council of Learned Societies Dissertation Completion Fellowship
  • National Science Foundation Arctic Social Sciences Program Fellowship
  • Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant
  • American-Scandinavian Foundation Research Scholarship
  • Leifur Eiríksson Foundation Research Scholarship

Courses Taught

  • Surveillance, Suspicion, Secrecy
  • Digital Anthropology