Contributor biography

Rebecca Eynon is as Associate Professor and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford where she holds a joint academic post between the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) and the Department of Education. Her research examines the connections between digital education and inequalities in a range of settings and life stages. Her work has been supported by the British Academy, the Economic and Social Research Council, the European Commission, Google and the NominetTrust. Prior to joining Oxford in 2005, she was an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Sociology, City University, London.

Jenny Fry is a senior lecturer in publishing at Loughborough University. Her research is focused on digital scholarship and disciplinary cultures. She has been an investigator on a number of externally funded projects – most recently on an AHRC funded project investigating open access mega-journals and the future of scholarly communication. Her teaching focuses on the social shaping of technology, digital cultures and research methods. Prior to joining Loughborough University in 2007 she was a research fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute.

Ralph Schroeder is Professor and director of the Master’s degree in Social Science of the Internet at the Oxford Internet Institute. Before coming to Oxford University, he was Professor in the School of Technology Management and Economics at Chalmers University in Gothenburg (Sweden). His recent books are Rethinking Science, Technology and Social Change (Stanford University Press, 2007) and, co-authored with Eric T. Meyer, Knowledge Machines: Digital Transformations of the Sciences and Humanities (MIT Press, 2015). He is currently working on a book about digital media and globalization.