Christian Sandvig

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Christian Sandvig is the H. Marshall McLuhan Collegiate Professor of Digital Media, Professor of Information, Professor of Communication Studies, Professor of Art and Design, and Faculty Associate of the Center for Political Studies at the Institute for Social Research. Dr. Sandvig specializes in the design of Internet infrastructure and social computing. His current work focuses on the implications of algorithmic systems that filter and curate culture. Sandvig's research has appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, Le Monde, National Public Radio, CBS News, and other media outlets. His work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, and the Social Science Research Council. He has consulted for Intel, Microsoft, and the San Francisco Public Library.