Team

Fabian Ferrari

Fabian Ferrari

DPhil Researcher, Oxford Internet Institute

Fabian Ferrari is a DPhil Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute. He holds an MSc in Politics and Communication from LSE, and a BA in Social Sciences from the University of Düsseldorf. His research is focused on algorithmic power, platforms, and invisible labour in the shadows of AI. He is also a Research Assistant at the Fairwork Foundation, a project that is working to ensure fairness for platform workers in the digital economy.

Nicole Au

Nicole Au (Yung)

DPhil Researcher, Oxford Internet Institute

Nicole Au (Yung) is a DPhil Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute. Her research looks at how technology influences extra-legal and parallel governance in areas where the state is absent. She holds an MSc in Sociology from the University of Oxford, and MA/B.Sc. from the University of St Andrews (Double Honours). In her free time, she enjoys being outdoors and has most recently found a proclivity towards caving.

Tomas Borsa

Tomas Borsa

DPhil Researcher, Oxford Internet Institute

Tomas Borsa is a DPhil Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute. He holds an MSc (Distinction) in Politics and Communication from LSE, and a Double BA (High Honours) in Political Studies and Psychology from the University of Saskatchewan. His research is focused on network sovereignty and the politics of digital inclusion in Haida Gwaii. Outside of academia, he is a sporadic film-maker and lapsed photojournalist.

Julian Albert

DPhil Researcher, Oxford Internet Institute

Julian Albert is a DPhil Researcher at the Oxford Internet Institute. He holds an MSc in Economics and Finance from the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, and a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford. His research is focused on the future of work and how the growing role of data affects categorization in the labor market. Next to academia, he continues to work for McKinsey & Company.

Ariane Paquet-Labelle

MSc Student, London School of Economics

Ariane Paquet-Labelle is an MSc Student in the Media and Communications (Data and Society) programme at LSE. She holds a BA in Communications from the University of Ottawa (summa cum laude). Prior to LSE, she worked in media relations for organisations such as NATO, the Privy Council Office (Government of Canada), and Global Affairs Canada. She is interested in security, privacy, and misinformation issues online, and her current research looks into influence on social media platforms.

Eleonora Maria Mazzoli

PhD Researcher, London School of Economics

Eleonora is a PhD Researcher in the Data, Networks and Society Programme of the Department of Media and Communications at LSE. Her background is in the overlap of media economics and policy, and she holds an RMA in Media and Performance Studies from Utrecht University (cum laude), and a BA in Management and Economics for Arts, Culture and Communication from Bocconi University (cum laude). Her research is focused on the content policy, values, and regulatory issues associated with online platforms.

Jimena Ledgard

MSc Student, London School of Economics

Jimena Ledgard is an MSc Student in the Media and Communication programme at LSE. She holds a BA in Philosophy from Pontificia Universidad Católica (Peru). Her interests lie in the intersections between media, memory and temporality, platform capitalism, climate change, urban studies and popular culture. Prior to joining LSE, she worked as a documentary researcher, podcast producer and writer for various outlets.

Julia Dick

MSc Student, London School of Economics

Julia Dick is an MSc Student in the Media and Communications (Governance) programme at LSE. Julia holds a BA in English Literature and Political Science from McGill University, where she first developed a passion for systems of policymaking in the media and communications sector. Her MSc dissertation analyses Canada’s national AI strategy.

Yee Win Neo

MSc Student, London School of Economics

Yee Win Neo is a first-year MSc Student in the Global Media and Communications (Fudan) programme at LSE. She is interested in cultural studies, media studies, and sociology, and is currently exploring issues around about food, globalisation, postcolonialism, and the temporalities of everyday life. Her MSc dissertation investigates the role of the media in the lives of vegetarians across cultural backgrounds.