Members

Founding Members

The network has been founded in February 2020 by:

Elinor Carmi

Elinor Carmi

Postdoc Research Associate
Digital Media & Society,
Liverpool University, UK

Has a passion for technology, digital rights, and feminism. Among other projects she is working on “Me and My Big Data – Developing Citizens’ Data Literacies”

Valentin Dander

Valentin Dander

Professor
Fachhochschule Clara Hoffbauer,
Potsdam, Germany

Is interested in the question how digitisation and datafication impact societies – and how these processes affect theories and methods in media education.

Aristea Fotopoulou

University of Brighton, UK

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Harald Gapski

Harald Gapski

Head of Research,
Grimme-Institut, Germany

Works on projects at the interface of media education, sociology and digital technology and is interested in the relation between “Bildung” and Big Data.

Stephan Packard (Photo: Sandra-Meyndt)

Stephan Packard

Professor,
University Cologne, Germany

Research on media conditions for a democratic society:
requirements of public discourse; individual and collective access to information and debate; and the effects of media control, such as censorship, surveillance, and propaganda.

Lulu Pinney

Lulu Pinney

Researcher,
University of Sheffield, UK

Researches data visualisation in society, focusing on literacy, the workplace, and doing data work in conditions of structural inequality. She is also a data visualisation designer and trainer.

Joanna Redden

Joanna Redden

Assistant Professor
FIMS, Western University (CA),
co-directs the Data Justice Lab (UK)

Researches how datafication is changing systems of governance as well as the social justice implications of these changes

Ina Sander

Ina Sander

Researcher, Cardiff University, UK,
Helmut-Schmidt-University,
Hamburg, Germany

Research in the area of Critical Data Studies, with a special focus on data literacy: examining ways to educate about big data and foster a critical understanding of datafication.

Dan Verständig

Dan Verständig

Jun.-ProfESSOR
Otto-von-Guericke University,
Magdeburg, Germany

Researches social implications of algorithms with a focus on digital, public spheres and coding literacy. Linking critical code studies with educational science….

Complete List of Members

NameTitleAffiliationCountryJob/Interestmore Info
Allert,
Heidrun Maria
Prof. Dr. rer. nat.Kiel University (Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel)GermanyFull ProfessorGER
Carmi, ElinorDr.University of LiverpoolUKPostdoc Research AssociateEN
Dander, ValentinProf. Dr.Fachhochschule Clara Hoffbauer
(University of Applied Science), Potsdam
GermanyProfessor
Fotopoulou, AristeaDr.University of BrightonUKPrincipal Lecturer (Associate Professor)
Gapski, HaraldDr.Grimme-InstitutGermanyResearcher,
project developer
GER
Garcia, DomingoUniversity of Salamanca, SpainUK / SpainComputing & Maths teacher / PhD Student – Interaction and e-LearningEN/SPA
Grabensteiner, CarolineM.A.Pädagogische Hochschule Wien, Zentrum für Lerntechnologie und InnovationAustriaTeacher, ResearcherGER
Guyan, KevinDr.EDI Scotland / Independent scholarScotlandResearcherEN
Leineweber, ChristianDr.FernUniversität HagenGermanyResearcherGER
Lübke, KarstenProf. Dr.FOM University of Applied SciencesGermanyProfessor Statistics /
Data Literacy Education Researcher
Maldonado Castañeda,
Oscar Javier
Assistant ProfessorUniversidad del Rosario, Sociology ProgramColombiaResearcher, Head Laboratory in Digital and inventive methods in Social Research, DISORLABSPA
Pers.
McCosker, AnthonyAssociate ProfessorSwinburne University of Technology, Social Innovation Research InstituteAustraliaDeputy Director Social Innovation Research Institute, & Co-Leader, Digital Inclusion Program; Chief Investigator & Co-Leader, Data Program, ARC Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision Making and SocietyInst.
Pers.
Mertala, PekkaDr.University of Jyväskylä, Faculty of Education and PschologyFinlandAssistant professor
(multiliteracies and digital literacies)
EN
Morales, EstebanUniversity of British ColumbiaCanadaDigital and data literacy researcher / Ph.D. Student
Packard, StephanProf. Dr.University of CologneGermanyProfessorGER
Pinney, LuluM.A.University of SheffieldUKData visualisation literacy researcher, data visualisation designer and trainerEN
Redden, JoannaProf. Dr.FIMS, Western University Canada / UKAssistant Professor, Co-Director Data Justice LabEN
Richter, ChristophDipl.-Psych.Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu KielGermanyResearcher in educational computer scienceGER
Sander, InaM.A.Cardiff University;
Helmut-Schmidt-University, Hamburg
UK / GermanyCritical data literacy researcher (Research Fellow & PhD candidate)EN
GER
Verständig, DanProf. Dr.Otto-von-Guericke University MagdeburgGermanyResearcherEN
GER

(last update: 1 April 2021)