Christian Sandvig

Faculty Associate


Faculty Associate, Center for Political Studies
Associate Professor, School of Information
Associate Professor, Communication Studies


Ph.D. Stanford University (Communication)


Christian Sandvig’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Christian Sandvig's Personal Website

University of Michigan
Room 5385 North Quad, 105 South State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109–1285, United States

Phone: 734–763–0861
Fax: 734–764–3288


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Major research areas:
New Technological Infrastructure and Public Policy.
Advances in Wireless Technology the Use of the Electromagnetic Spectrum.
Appropriation and User-Driven Innovation.

Selected publications. Please also see Christian Sandvig’s Curriculum Vitae (CV)...

Sandvig, C. (in press). The Internet as Infrastructure. In: W. Dutton (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Sandvig, C. (in press). What are Community Networks an Example of? A Response. In: A. Clement, G. Longford, & M. Gurstein (eds.) Enabling Communities in the Information Age. Edmonton: Athabasca University Press.

Sandvig, C. (2012). Connection at Ewiiaapaayp Mountain: Indigenous Internet Infrastructure. In: L. Nakamura & P. Chow-White (eds.) Race After the Internet. New York: Routledge.

Sandvig, C. (2011). Spectrum Miscreants, Vigilantes, and Kangaroo Courts: The Return of the Wireless Wars. Federal Communication Law Journal 63(2): 481-506.

Gilbert, E., Karahalios, K. & Sandvig, C. (2010). The Network in the Garden: Designing Social Media for Rural Life. American Behavioral Scientist, 53 (9): 1367-1388.