Sonja Amadae

Professor, University of Helsinki

S.M. Amadae is a Senior Lecturer and Docent in Politics at the University of Helsinki and previously was an Associate Professor of International Political Economy at Swansea University, Wales, UK. Amadae has authored the books Prisoners of Reason: Game Theory and Neoliberal Political Economy (Cambridge University Press, 2016) and the award winning Rationalizing Capitalist Democracy: The Cold War Origins of Rational Choice Liberalism (Chicago University Press 2003). She is currently Co-PI of the 2.75M ERC Horizon 2020 grant ATARCA which is conducting research on Accounting Technologies for Anti-Rival Coordination and Allocation.
Amadae is the directer of the Global Politics and Communications MA programme. She edited the collected volume of MA students research papers in Computational Transformation of the Public Sphere: Theories and Case Studies (2020).
In 2020, Amadae was a Berggruen Research Fellow at the Center for the Advanced Studies of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University where she completed research on how binary markers lead to systemic patterns of discrimination.

Program Visits

Summer Cluster: AI and Humanity, Summer 2022, Visiting Scientist