Rohan Grover is a doctoral student at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. His research focuses on internet policy and political communication in the US, India, and transnationally. Specifically, in his current projects he applies postcolonial and STS approaches to internet governance, analyzes the implications of platformization in politics, and studies digital activism as a global field. He is a graduate student affiliate with the Center for Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP) at UNC.

Rohan’s work has been published in the Harvard Kennedy School’s Asian American Policy Review, and he has presented his research at the annual conferences of the International Communication Association (ICA), the American Political Science Association (APSA), the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), the Association for Internet Researchers (AoIR), and the Global Internet Governance Academic Network (GigaNet). His research has been supported by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute, the Membership Puzzle Project, and APSA.

Prior to joining Annenberg, Rohan worked in product, tech, and digital strategy at news media and advocacy organizations such as MoveOn, HuffPost, Planned Parenthood,, and Upworthy. He completed an MA in Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University and a BS in Economics with a minor in Asian American Studies from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.