Digitally-enabled activism

"Chiapas - Distrito 03" (CC BY-NC 2.0) by dimitridfWhat does the appropriation of digital network affordances mean for participation in civic organizations? Has the ‘crowd’ replaced more organizationally-brokered forms of collective action, or are organizations still central? My research contributes to agenda of connective action and online participation more broadly by conceptualizing crowd participation in activism and advocacy, its impact on organizational forms and on polrization of political discourse.

Projects and working papers

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  • ‘Crowd work and networked publics as civic activism? The case of crowdsourced election monitoring’
    . Presented at IPSA 2016 and ECPR 2017.