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Kate Crawford

Microsoft Research
Principal Researcher

Kate Crawford is a principal researcher at Microsoft Research New England, a visiting professor at the MIT Center for Civic Media, and a senior fellow at the Information Law Institute at NYU. Over the last ten years, she has researched the social, political, and cultural contexts of networked technologies, with a focus on big data, crisis informatics, and social media. She was recently chosen as a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellow, to address issues of big data and community resilience. She is co-editor of a 2013 special issue on interdisciplinary perspectives on big data for the International Journal of Communication and is writing a book on the social impacts of big data. Outside of her academic work, she has written about big data for Harvard Business Review and Foreign Policy

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