Robert J. Kett is a curator, writer, and researcher based in San Francisco. He is currently a Curatorial Assistant in the Architecture + Design department at SFMOMA and emerging curator at the Centre Canadien d'Architecture. He received his PhD in the anthropologies of science, technology, and material culture from the University of California, Irvine and has held previous positions at the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science and the Getty Research Institute. His writing has been published in Representations, Design Observer Quarterly, the Getty Research Journal, and elsewhere and he was a coeditor of Learning by Doing at the Farm: Craft, Science, and Counterculture in Modern California.(Soberscove, 2014).