People Involved

At SFU

Wendy Hui Kyong Chun, Canada 150 Research Chair in New Media

Javier Ruiz-Soler, Postdoctoral Fellow

Carina Albrecht, a new MA student with expertise in data analysis

Svitlana Matviyenko, SFU Professor of Communication, who studies network conflict

Around the World

Randi Heinrichs (Leuphana), PhD Student, analyzing neighbourhood relations

Laura Kurgan (Columbia), whose work on the historical roots of homophily with Wendy Hui Kyong Chun is already published and featured in the 2019 Chicago Architecture Biennale

Timon Beyes (Leuphana), Professor of Sociology of Organisation and Culture

 

Greg Elmer (Ryerson), Professor at Ryerson University and the Director of Catalyst, working with Wendy Hui Kyong Chun to understand the current impact of homophily and weak ties through a political-economy analysis of ‘portal-credentials’ 

Clemens Apprich (Utrecht), whose work on discriminating algorithims with Dr. Chun is already published in Pattern Discrimination (2019). 

Jason Schultz (NYU Law), analysis of the impact of legal infrastructures and regulation on polarization

Amy Kapczynski (Yale Law), analysis of the impact of legal infrastructures and regulation on polarization

Tommaso Venturini’s (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France), network modelling expert

Giulio Dalla Riva (University of Canterbury), whose expertise is in indigenous data sovereignty and networks

David Gaertner (University of British Columbia), whose expertise is in indigenous data sovereignty and networks

Kelly Dobson’s (Google), whose has research expertise on “data visceralization”