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Dr Elinor Carmi

Lecturer in Media and Communication - Sociology Department, City University

Dr. Carmi is a digital rights advocate, feminist, researcher and journalist who has been working, writing and teaching on data politics, data literacies, feminist approaches to media and data, sound studies and internet governance.¬†Dr. Carmi is a Lecturer in Media and Communication at the Sociology Department at City University, London, UK.¬†Currently Dr. Carmi works on: (1) the Nuffield Foundation project “Developing a Minimum Digital Living Standard”; (2) POST Parliamentary Academic Fellowship working with the UK’s Digital, Culture, Media & Sport Committee on the project she proposed: “Digital literacies for a healthy democracy”; (3) the UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems hub project “Trustworthy Autonomous Recommender Systems on Music Streaming Platforms”. Dr. Carmi’s work contributes to emerging debates in academia, policy, health organisations and digital activism. In February 2020, Dr. Carmi was invited to give evidence on Digital Literacy for the House of Lords Committee on Democracy and Digital Technologies. In July 2020, Carmi was invited by the World Health Organization (WHO) as an expert on data literacy and disinformation to the first scientific discussion on infodemiology.