Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan

Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan

Seeta Peña Gangadharan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science, where she studies technology, governance, and justice. Grounded in democratic theories of media and critical studies of technology and policy, her work addresses inclusion and marginalization. She currently co-leads Our Data Bodies, which examines the impact of data collection and data-driven technologies on members of marginalized communities in the United States. Before joining the Department in 2015, she was Senior Research Fellow at New America’s Open Technology Institute, addressing policies and practices related to digital inclusion, privacy, and “big data.” She received her PhD from Stanford University.