Will Orr is a PhD student at USC Annenberg. His research examines the culture and politics of technologies, with an emphasis on the ways in which the cultural practices of data science shape subsequent technologies and the societies they inhabit. Will’s research has been presented at the American Sociological Association 2019 annual meeting, and published in Information, Communication and Society.

Will is an interdisciplinary scholar. Prior to joining the Annenberg School, Will completed a BA in Sociology and Politics at the University of Melbourne, an Honours degree in Sociology and a Master of Applied Data Analytics at the Australian National University. Will is also a member of the Justice and Technoscience (JusTech) lab at the Australian National University’s School of Regulation and Global Governance (RegNet).