Arthur Kroker

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Arthur Kroker (born 1945 in Red Rock, Ontario, Canada) is a Canadian author, editor, educator and researcher of political science, technology and culture.

Life and career[edit]

He earned a Ph.D. in political science from McMaster University in 1975. In addition to being a Professor of Political Science at the University of Victoria, Kroker serves as director of the Pacific Centre for Technology and Culture (PACTAC), located at the university. Kroker was appointed to the Canada Research Chair in Technology, Culture and Theory in 2003. He and his wife Marilouise are the editors for the online academic journal Ctheory, an international journal of theory, technology and culture.

Kroker has been an outspoken critic of the transformation of the early internet into a consumer-driven system ("virtual class"). Austrian magazine monochrom interviewed him about his political motivations in 1996.[1]

He is married to Marilouise Kroker.[2]



As editor[edit]


  1. ^ Grenzfurthner, Johannes. "Interview with A. and M. Kroker (1996)". Edition mono. monochrom. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  2. ^ "Arthur and Marilouise Kroker". Krokers (personal homepage). A. and M. Kroker. Retrieved 15 May 2018.

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