Professor Rebecca Eynon
Professor of Education, the Internet and Society
Rebecca Eynon's research focuses on learning and the Internet, and the links between digital and social exclusion.
Rebecca Eynon is Professor of Education, the Internet and Society, with her post held jointly by the OII and Oxford’s Department of Education.
Her research explores the relationships between education, the Internet and inequalities, and has been published in top journals including Information, Communication & Society, Learning, Media and Technology, and British Journal of Educational Technology. She has also published two books on education and technology with Routledge. She was co-editor of Learning, Media and Technology from 2011-2021. She is currently on the editorial board for Learning, Media and Technology and Information and Learning Sciences.
Her work has been supported by a range of funders including the British Academy, the Economic and Social Research Council, the European Commission and Google. Projects she has worked on have investigated the ways in which creative human/AI collaboration might contribute to human flourishing, asked about the causes of lapsed internet use among young people, and developed new survey measures of peoples’ digital skills.
Rebecca teaches on the MSc Social Science of the Internet at the OII and on the MSc Education (Digital and Social Change) at the Department of Education. At both departments, she supervises DPhil students interested in digital education and social justice.