Allucquére Rosanne “Sandy” Stone (US)

Allucquére Rosanne "Sandy" Stone is an American academic theorist, media theorist, programmer, author, recording engineer, and performance artist. She is Professor Emerita and was Founding Director of the Advanced Communication Technologies Laboratory (ACTLab) and the New Media Initiative at the University of Texas at Austin ( Concurrently she is Wolfgang Kohler Professor of Media and Performance at the European Graduate School EGS, senior artist at the Banff Centre, and University of California Humanities Research Institute Fellow. She has worked in and written about film, music, experimental neurology, writing, engineering, and computer programming. Stone is Transgender and is considered a founder of the academic discipline of Transgender Studies. She has been profiled in Artforum, Wired, Mondo 2000, and other publications.