Nils Klowait is a microsociologist researching technologically mediated interaction and human-computer-interaction within a conversation- and frame-analytic framework. Specific research interests include studies of virtual reality, autonomous conversational agents as well as methodological considerations regarding emerging sociological and social-psychological schools. He is a senior research and teaching fellow at the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences. He is currently researching multimodal interactions in cognitive laboratories and virtual reality.
Maria Erofeeva is a senior research and teaching fellow of the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences specialising in actor-network theory. Her research interests include sociomateriality, the different modalities of mediated interaction and ongoing debates in social theory. Maria is currently researching ways to reconstitute the microsociological toolset for a post-material turn sociology.
Stepan Kozlov is a graduate student of the Moscow School of Social and Economic Sciences and MA in Sociology. His research interests include object-oriented branches of speculative realism, theory of metaphor, theory of affordances, inhumanistic ontologies, conversation- and multimodal analysis.