Stefania Milan

Stefania Milan is curious about radical Internet activism, self-organization in cyberspace, and the politics of code. As a political sociologist of the web, she enjoys experimenting with digital, participatory and action-oriented research methods, and seeks ways of bridging research with policy and action. As a consultant, she has worked for, amongst others, the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research, and the European Commission. She is the author of Social Movements and Their Technologies: Wiring Social Change (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013), and co-author of Media/Society (Sage, 2011). Currently, she is assistant professor of Data Journalism at Tilburg University, the Netherlands, where she founded the Data J Lab, a research lab dedicated to Big Data analytics. She is also a fellow at the Citizen Lab, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.

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