Anne Ploin

Anne works on the qualitative data side of the Creative Algorithmic Intelligence project, exploring creative human/AI collaborations and the automation potential of creative work.


Tel: 01865 287239

Anne holds an MSt in Women’s Studies from the University of Oxford and a BSc in Sociology from the London School of Economics.

She is currently interested in applying mixed methods to large-scale phenomena – e.g. work and automation in the 21st century. She previously worked on qualitative methods and texts, especially as pertains to questions of voice, gender, and marginality.

Past projects include an institutional history of the Women’s Library between 1926 and 2015, a comparative account of material semiotics theories, and a thesis on epistemic justice in Anne Carson’s translation of the Antigone.

Research Interests:

Epistemology, critical and feminist theory, artificial intelligence.

Positions held at the OII:

  • Research Assistant, October 2018 –

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Current projects

  • Creative Algorithmic Intelligence: Capabilities and Complementarity

    Participants: Professor Michael Osborne, Professor Rebecca Eynon, Anne Ploin, Dr Paul Duckworth

    This project seeks to map present and future interfaces between human and artificial creative intelligence, and investigate the ways in which creative human/AI collaboration may contribute to human flourishing.