About the author

Digital, media and communications scholar

Dr Seeta Peña Gangadharan is an Assistant Professor at London School of Economics and Political Science. She has written widely on the topics of digital inclusion, privacy, surveillance, data profiling, and social justice. Seeta co-leads Our Data Bodies, a research collective that explores the impacts of data collection and data-driven systems on the lives of marginalised people. Our Data Bodies is interested in what it means and what it takes to refuse and transform data-driven systems of coercion and control. Seeta is also a Visiting Scholar at The New School, an Affiliate at the Data & Society Research Institute, and Affiliated Fellow at the Information Society Project at Yale Law School.