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Senior Lecturer in Digital Technologies, University of Roehampton

I am a sociologist, experienced of conducting interdisciplinary research, and interested in hacker culture, open data, free/open source software, and open innovation. I am also Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.


  • 2018–present
    Sociologist, Independent Researcher


  • 2005 
    University of York, PhD in Sociology


  • 2018
    Gendered Work Culture in Free/Libre Open Source Software Development, Gender, Work & Organization
  • 2017
    A reflective commentary of teaching critical thinking of privacy and surveillance in UK Higher Education, Big Data & Society
  • 2016
    Data Journeys: capturing the socio-material constitution of data objects and flows, Big Data & Society
  • 2016
    Co-observing the Weather, Co-predicting the Climate: Some Human Factors in Building Infrastructures for Crowdsourced Data for Atmospheric Sciences, Science & Technology Studies
  • 2015
    Open Data and co-Production of Public Value of BBC Backstage , International Journal of Digital Television
  • 2014
    Projecting the Voice: Observations of Audience behaviours in ICT-mediated contemporary opera, New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia
  • 2012
    The Emergence of the Techno-Elite Audience and Free/Open Source Content: A Case Study on BBC Backstage, Participations: International Journal of Audience Research
  • 2011
    A Qualitative Inquiry into OpenStreetMap Making, New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia
  • 2008
    Free/Libre Open Source Software Implementation in Schools: Evidence from the Field and Implications for the Future, Computers & Education