Aristea Fotopoulou is Principal Lecturer in Media and Communications, University of Brighton. Her academic research focuses on social, cultural and political aspects of digital media and data-driven technologies (e.g. self-tracking, wearables, big data, AI). She has published on themes of information politics, activism and digital culture, intersectionality and queer studies, and more recently on the cultures, practices and politics of data. Her first book “Feminist activism and Digital Networks: Between Empowerment and Vulnerability” (Palgrave/MacMIllan 2017) was welcomed as “required reading in social justice classrooms”, and she is currently completing her monograph “Feminist Data Studies: big data, critique and social justice” (SAGE Publications, forthcoming, under contract). Between 2016-18 she served as Chair of the Digital Culture & Communication Section of the European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA). ORCID iD icon

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