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I can be reached at zeynep at technosociology dot org.

I am an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill at at the School of Information and Library Science (SILS) with an affiliate appointment in the Department of Sociology. This year I am an Andrew Carnegie Fellow in the Social Sciences and Humanities.

I am a monthly contributor to the New York Times op-ed page. My writings can be found be here: http://www.nytimes.com/column/zeynep-tufekci I also write at The Message, over at Medium. My pieces there can be found here: https://medium.com/@zeynep

I am also a faculty associate at the Harvard Univerity’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society.

I have a Facebook page which I update with my writings. If you “like” the page, my writings may show up on your newsfeed (algorithm willing): https://www.facebook.com/technosociology


I was previously a fellow at the Center for Information Technology Policy at Princeton University and I taught at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs. I was previously a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University where I am now a faculty associate at the Berkman Center.

Here is my 2014 talk at TED about social movements and digital technology.

I was previously an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. My research revolves around the interaction between technology and social, cultural and political dynamics. I am particularly interested in collective action and social movements, algorithms and big data, politics and civics, complex systems, surveillance, privacy, and social interaction. My goal is to blog at the intersection of academic knowledge and accessible and relevant content. Feel free to ping me if you’d like some of my peer-reviewed papers.

The full file for the following high-res picture of me (March 2011 at UNC studios) available for use by media can be found at this link:








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