Professor

T: 778-782-3857
E: peter_chow-white@sfu.ca
Room: HC3557
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Peter Chow-White

Dr. Peter Chow-White is a professor of the School of Communication and the GeNA Lab at Simon Fraser University. He researches the development, adoption, and impact of communication, blockchain, and big data. He also works with industry partners building next generation communication technologies in health and genomics, social media, blockchain, sports, and big data.

Education

  • 2007 Ph.D. Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA. Dissertation: “The Informationalization of Race: Communication Technologies and Genomics in the Information Age” (Advisor: Manuel Castells)
  • 2004 M.A. Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
  • 2000 M.A. Sociology, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada
  • 1998 B.A. History and Sociology. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada

Currently Teaching

Courses

This instructor is currently not teaching any courses.

research

Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Social Media, Big Data, Technology and Communication, Internet, Health, Genomics and health, Bioethics, Biotechnology and Science, Social Networks, Race/racism,

GeNa Lab

The GeNA Lab investigates the development, adoption, and social impact of communication, blockchain, and big data. We also work with industry partners building next generation communication technologies in health and genomics, social media, blockchain, and big data. 

Faculty: Peter Chow-White

Lab

Twitter Capture and Analysis Toolset

SFU-TCAT allows for three types of 'track' queries, single word/hashtag, two or more words, or exact phrases. 

For setting up your Twitter searches as part of your research at SFU’s School of Communication, please contact Dr. Ahmed Al-Rawi (aalrawi@sfu.ca)

Faculty: Ahmed Al-Rawi, Peter Chow-White, Daniel Ahadi, Frederik Lesage

Project