PhD student Rohan Grover

Rohan Grover

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Rohan Grover is a doctoral student at USC Annenberg. His research focuses on how human-data relations are constructed and (de)stabilized through internet policy and platform governance both in the US and transnationally, bridging critical data studies, platform studies, policy and legal analysis, and science and technology studies. He is a graduate student affiliate with the Center for
Information, Technology, and Public Life (CITAP) at UNC and a member of the Global Internet Governance Network (GigaNet).

Grover’s work has been published in New Media & Society; Political Communication; Telecommunications Policy; Information, Communication & Society; and the Asian American Policy Review; and presented at international communication, technology, and policy conferences including ICA, APSA, CHI, AoIR, AEJMC, IAMCR, and TPRC. His work has been supported with research grants from APSA, AEJMC, USC Annenberg, the Center for Science, Technology, and Public Life, the A/P/A Institute, and the Membership Puzzle Project.

Prior to joining Annenberg, Grover worked as a product manager and data strategist at digital media and advocacy organizations such as HuffPost, MoveOn, Planned Parenthood, Upworthy, and He received an MA in media, culture, and communication from New York University and a BS in economics with a minor in Asian American studies from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

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