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Alexander Trauth-Goik

Postdoctoral fellow, Universität Wien

Alexander Trauth-Goik is a political science and sociology post-doctoral researcher at the Department of East Asian Studies at the University of Vienna. His current research examines the ways in which people interpret and engage with new regimes of classification and evaluation enabled by the operationalization of big data in governance, with a focus on the overlap and tension between different digital governance systems in China. His professional work has appeared in the Journal of Contemporary China, Surveillance and Society, the IEEE Technology and Society Magazine, and more.


  • 2022–present
    Postdoctoral fellow, University of Vienna
  • 2019–2022
    PhD Candidate , University of Wollongong


  • 2022 
    University of Wollongong, Doctor of Philosophy