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Alexander Trauth-Goik

Alex Trauth-Goik is a PhD candidate at the School of Humanities and Social Inquiry at the University of Wollongong. His current research focuses on cross-cultural perceptions and justifications for digital technologies and the ways in which big data is being used to govern populations as part of China’s Social Credit System. Alex has previously worked as a media intelligence analyst and graduated in 2017 with First Class Honours in International Studies majoring in Chinese Mandarin from the University of Wollongong. He has delivered guest lecturers on his PhD research at Monash University, the University of Melbourne and abroad for Arizona State University.


  • 2019–2021
    PhD Candidate, University of Wollongong