Kate Crawford researches the social, political and cultural contexts of data and networked technologies. She is a Visiting Professor at the MIT Center for Civic Media, and a Senior Fellow at NYU’s Information Law Institute. She has conducted large-scale studies of mobile and social media use at sites around the world, including India and Australia, and has been awarded both the AAH Medal and the Manning Clark Cultural Award. Her current projects include the political and ethical implications of data science, and the uses of social data during crisis events. She recently received a Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Fellowship for work on data and communities. She is on the editorial boards of Fibreculture and Big Data and Society.
Critical Questions for Big Data: Provocations for a Cultural, Technological, and Scholarly Phenomenondanah boyd, Kate Crawford, in Information, Communication & Society, Taylor & Francis, May 10, 2012,
May 16, 2014
Duncan Watts, Fernando Diaz, Kate Crawford, David Rothschild, Justin Rao, Jennifer Chayes, Dan Huttenlocher, Kathy McKeown, danah boyd, and David Pennock
Microsoft Research New York City, Microsoft Research New England and New York City, Cornell Tech, Columbia University
January 23, 2014
Golan Levin, Kate Crawford, Mark Latonero, and Ramez Naam
Carnegie Mellon University, MSR, University of Southern California, Nexus