Salvatore Poier

Salvatore Poier is Visiting Lecturer in Urban Studies at the University of Pittsburgh. His doctoral research (University of Milan, Italy) was on piracy and the production of criminality. He has worked on topics such as theory of law and technology; and solidarity in times of neoliberalism. His interests range from privately owned public spaces; to hacking; to platforms (real and virtual, on land and on sea) as epistemological tools. He has a long standing interest in issues of social justice; architecture of cruelty; and solidarity, exclusion, and belonging.

Education & Training

  • PhD, University of Milan