Mark Hansen teaches in the Literature Program and in Media Arts & Sciences at Duke University.
His work focuses on the experiential and nonrepresentational effects of technologies. Hansen is author of Embodying Technesis: Technology Beyond Writing, New Philosophy for New Media, and Bodies in Code, as well as numerous essays on cultural theory, contemporary literature, and media. He has co-edited The Cambridge Companion to Merleau-Ponty, Emergence and Embodiment: New Essays on Second-Order Systems Theory, and Critical Terms for Media Studies. His book, Feed-Forward: the Future of Twenty-First-Century Century Media, was published by Chicago in 2015. His current projects include Designing Consciouness, Logics of Futurity, and Topology of Sensibility: Towards a Speculative Phenomenology.