Zeynep Tufekci is an assistant professor at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science (SILS), with an affiliate appointment in the Department of Sociology. Her work focuses on the social impacts of technology, privacy and surveillance, inequality, research methods, and complex systems. She is an Andrew Carnegie fellow for the 2015-2016 academic year. Her website is technosociology.org.

She holds a B.A. in Sociology from Istanbul University, Turkey; an undergraduate degree in computer science from Bosphorus University, Turkey; and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin.