Rami Amin is a doctoral candidate at the University of Oxford, focusing on the use of experimental methods to explore political science research questions and themes. His thesis investigates the impact of visibility and transparency on democratic participation and civic behavior.
Khairunnisa is interested in the digital representation of places and how these affect sense of place and place-making activities, the production, management and consumption of user-generated content, crowdsourcing and online mapping.
Laura is interested in the digital curation and information / digital literacy practices within specific research areas and professions. At the OII, she is focusing on digital curation and digital literacy skills in UK visual art professional practice.
Before joining the OII, Paige earned her M.A. in Communication from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (2014) and completed her B.A. in Communication from the University of California, San Diego (2011) with a focus on Communication as a Social Force.
Dana is a doctoral student at Oxford’s Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security.
Gregory is a DPhil candidate at Oxford's Centre for Doctoral Training in Cyber Security.
Pu Yan is an OII DPhil student. She is interested in how ICTs have changed Chinese interpersonal relationships (guanxi) and transformed the everyday information practices in rural and urban China.
Deniz Duru Aydin
Deniz Duru Aydin is an OII MSc student, interested in analyzing internet censorship as well as user behaviour to circumvent such controls. Before coming to the OII, she completed her B.A. at New York University and worked for the global NGO Access Now.
Ilinca Barsan is an OII MSc student.
Andrew Berkley is an OII MSc student.
Shira Naomi Bick
Naomi is interested in online publishing and currently works as a Research Assistant at the Reuters Institute of Journalism. Prior to joining the OII, she won a News and Documentary Emmy Award for her work as a producer with PBS: FRONTLINE/World.
Sven Braun is an OII MSc student.
Selected as a Marshall Scholar, Andrew holds a BA in Political Science & Communication (Univ. Wisconsin-Madison, 2014) and an MSc in Comparative Politics (LSE, 2015). He's worked for two MPs in the British House of Commons and is interested in digital political communication.
Judith Dada is an OII MSc student.
Ndakuna Fonso Amidou
Ndakuna Fonso Amidou is an OII MSc student.
Julian is interested in computational social science and forecasting methods. In his research he is developing modelling techniques that produce more accurate and granular predictions of event outcomes.
Bryce Goodman is an OII MSc student.
Greg Johnson is a master's student interested in strategies to convert lurkers on social media and community-oriented platforms into active participants. Before joining the OII, Greg managed e-government platforms at the university and city level.
Samuel Johnston is an OII MSc student.
Saumya Krishna is an OII MSc student.
Chun (Raphael) Leung
Chun (Raphael) Leung is an OII MSc student.
Zachary Levine is an OII MSc student.
Becca holds a BA in Film Studies from Columbia University and has since worked in social media analytics at the company Crimson Hexagon. She is interested in collective action online and digital media as it relates to gender, race, and sexuality.
Lofred’s interests lie at the intersection of technology, philosophy and entrepreneurship. Before coming to the OII, he completed his MSc at the University of Montreal (Summa Cum Laude), worked at the European Commission and founded the Start-up Propind.
Lauren McKarus is an OII MSc student.
Sophie Melville is a MSc student at the Oxford Internet Institute. She is interested in the intersection between gender, identity and technology, and is currently undertaking the role of Research Assistant on the Semantic Map of Sexism: Topic Modelling of the Everyday Sexism Content project.
Nicole was a government lobbyist and qualitative consumer researcher in South East Asia, with a History BA from Columbia U. She's interested in information diets of elites, the politics in code, and novel user behaviors in mobile-first regions.
Carl Öhman is an OII MSc student.
Juan Ortiz Frueler
Before joining the OII, Juan was an activist, member of an Argentinian human rights NGO. With a degree in Law (Di Tella, 2010) and a Masters in Public Policy (Oxford, 2015), he is interested in the impact of the Internet on politics and inequality.
Umika Pidaparthy is an MSc student. She has worked as an online producer for Al Jazeera English and CNN. She has a BA in Sociology and Journalism from Emory University and is interested in the interactions between traditional news media and social networks.
Daniel Elisha Rachovitsky
Daniel Elisha Rachovitsky is an OII MSc student.
Odysseas Sclavounis is an OII MSc student.
Amrita Sengupta is an OII MSc student.
Yuza is a prolific author of 11 books on technology, and a book on political philosophy. He is at the OII to make the Internet safer and better for children in Indonesia, and around the world.
Kate Sim is an OII MSc student.
David Peter Simon
David Peter Simon is an ethnographer and blogger pursuing a MSc. His current research orbits connectivity and innovation with a particular focus on communities in sub-Saharan Africa.
Jia Li Zhao
Jia Li Zhao is an OII MSc student.