Trevor Pinch is a professor of sociology and STS at Cornell U. His main research centers on three areas (1) the sociology of technology and how users engage with technology, (2) sound studies and how sonic technologies and listening cultures develop and (3) general issues in the sociology of science and technology concerning social construction of technology and understanding the role of performances and agency. He also has specific collaborations with Asaf Darr at the University of Haifa concerning the sociology of selling and Richard Swedberg at Cornell University concerning the role of detail in sociological theory.