Genevieve Collins is working towards a PhD in Social Anthropology with Visual Media at the University of Manchester and a former member of the Ethnography Lab at the Speculative Life research cluster. She completed her Master of Arts in Social and Cultural Anthropology at Concordia University in 2022. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Development Sociology from Cornell University. Her research interests include sensory studies, futures anthropology, and astronautical space futures.
Her MA thesis project used research design methodologies to engage with the future through the creation of an immersive sensory environment emulating speculative human habitats in space and was directed by Professor David Howes and funded by the Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT), ExperiSens, le centre collégial de transfert de technologie (CCTT) de l’Institut de tourisme et d’hôtellerie du Québec (ITHQ).