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Dr Didem Ozkul
UCL Knowledge Lab
23-29 Emerald Street
University College London
  • Lecturer in Digital Media and Society
  • IOE - Culture, Communication & Media
  • UCL Institute of Education

I am a Lecturer in Digital Media and Society based at the Department of Culture, Communication and Media. 

Research Groups
Research Summary

My current research focuses on the ethical and societal implications of digital technologies including but not limited to algorithmic bias and decision making, limitations of machine learning and profiling algorithms based on location data, politics of location tracking and surveillance, and power and politics of digital mapping.

Areas of PhD supervision:
  • algorithmic bias
  • digital ethics
  • mobile media and communication
  • locative media
  • political economy of media and communications
  • politics of mobilities
  • power and politics of geo-profiling
  • sociology of space
  • surveillance

Teaching Summary

I am the Programme Leader of MA Digital Media: Critical Studies. I am also leading two postgraduate modules, Digital Media Theory, and Mobile Media & Place. 

Academic Background
2018 FHEA ATQ03 - Recognised by the HEA as a Fellow – Teaching and Learning in Higher Education University College London
2014 PhD Doctor of Philosophy – Media and Communication University of Westminster
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