Alex Rosenblat

Researcher / Technical Writer, Data & Society Research Institute

Alex Rosenblat is a technology ethnographer. She is the author of “Uberland: How Algorithms are Rewriting the Rules of Work”, forthcoming with the University of California Press in 2018. Her multidisciplinary scholarship centers on the impact of technology on work and society. Her most recent work is available in the International Journal of Communications, Columbia Law Review, Policy & Internet Journal and Surveillance & Society.

Her research is featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, MIT Technology Review, the New Scientist, the Guardian, Vice, Quartz, Time, WIRED, Le Temps, CTV, and elsewhere. She is an occasional contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Motherboard, Slate, the Atlantic, and Fast Company. She works as a Researcher & Technical Writer at the Data & Society Research Institute in NYC. Her BA is in History from McGill University, and her MA is in Sociology from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada.