stacey moran nocek, associate director of the LCT, is faculty in the school of arts, media + engineering and english. stacey works at the intersections of feminist theory and technoscience, design research, and critical pedagogy. her scholarship views gender politics as not simply being about men and women, but focuses precisely on how to understand agency, body, rationality, and the boundaries between theory/practice and thinking/making. stacey worked in the fashion industry for twenty years, and enlists this expertise to engage new forms of speculative and critical design research. her current research investigates how methods in the physical sciences provide a new foothold for thinking about the materiality of knowledge production in feminine writing practices.