I'm Dr. Bryan Behrenshausen.

I work as a community architect in the Open Source Program Office at Red Hat, where I help ensure that open source communities grow and thrive. I work extensively with the Open Organization community. Here's my professional resume (also available in plain text).

I'm also affiliated with the Open Source Research, Pedagogy, and Innovation initiative in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship program at Duke University. Here's my academic CV (also available in plain text).

Writing & Editing

I occasionally publish entries in my public notebook.

A running list of my writing on open source culture is always available at

I write about vaporwave music and culture for Private Suite magazine, where I'm an editor. I also write a vaporwave-focused newsletter,

Academic journals like Games and Culture, New Media & Society, and Cultural Studies have published my research. Here's my ORCiD. My doctoral dissertation about the cultural politics of "information," Information in Formation, is now available in the Carolina Digital Repository.


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