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Mia Hassoun

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Mia Hassoun is an Affiliate at the Minderoo Centre for Technology and Democracy.

Mia is an anthropologist and geographer studying urban and digital health.

Her DPhil research investigated the social impacts of urban sensor technologies. This project built upon prior research into the social life of NHS health and social care data, as well as on communication technologies in English hospice care.

Her research expertise includes smart cities, ageing, RFID and sensor networks, VR/AR technology, science and technology studies, urban planning, and participatory design.

Mia will receive her DPhil from the University of Oxford in 2021. She holds an MA in Sociocultural Anthropology from the University of Minnesota, a MSc in Digital Anthropology from UCL, and a BA in Anthropology from Yale University.

She has been a Senior Researcher on European Commission Horizon 2020 projects since 2016, leading a range of public policy and social innovation work. She currently works as an Ethnographic Researcher with Jigsaw to combat misinformation and violent extremism online.

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