The Digital Activism Research Project hired six research assistants over the summer of 2013 to participate in the creation of the Global Digital Activism Data Set by analyzing digital activism case studies and turning them into machine-readable data (a process called “coding”). These are their stories.
Name: Danny Stofleth
Degree Program: PhD in Communication, University of Washington
Research Interests: Health Communication,”Mindful” Communication
Special Skills/Life Experience: A background in human rights and social movement studies
Most Memorable Case: The most memorable case I coded was definitely where an exceptionally large group of people organized a petition for the removal of Nickleback from a multi-band concert. If only it had succeeded…
Favorite Breakfast Food: Pumpkin pancakes with Vermont maple syrup, warm butter, and crispy bacon on the side.