Joyojeet Pal is a principal researcher at Microsoft Research India. His research interests are in social media and society in the Global South, specifically in the use of social media in political outreach and elections. He also works on the impact of social media in the evolving professional practices and social capital. He has worked in accessibility and the role of accessible technology in expanding workplace opportunities in the Global South.
Joyojeet did his doctoral work in City and Regional Planning at the University of California, Berkeley. He holds a position as an associate professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Link to prior research: http://joyojeet.people.si.umich.edu/research/