Cecilia Åsberg has been Professor and chair of Gender, nature, culture at Linköping University since 2015 and has a current role as Guest Professor at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm, researching and teaching in feminist technoscience studies, environmental humanities and planetary arts. At the intersection of art and science, Åsberg did the first PhD in Gender Studies in Sweden on the genetic imagery and science in popular visual cultures. Founding Director of The Posthumanities Hub (now with co-director Marietta Radomska), The Seed Box: An Environmental Humanities Collaboratory (2013-2017) and on editorial board of journals such as Unlikely and Ecocene. She has published extensively: most recently A Feminist Companion to the Posthumanities, Springer 2018 (with Rosi Braidotti) and Animal Places, Routledge 2017 (with Jacob Bull and Tora Holmberg), and she is presently preparing a platform for Planetary Environmental Arts and Humanities together with KTH and LiU scholars.
Cecilia Åsberg is a participant in the Kelp Curing Research Strand of the Kelp Congress. She also contributes to the High Tides public programme of the Kelp Congress.