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: Frank Edwards
Degree Program: PhD in Sociology, University of Washington
Research Interests: Criminal and juvenile justice, child welfare, historical sociology, political sociology
Special Skills/Life Experience: Many years working with the Indymedia network and other online grassroots media organizations
Most Memorable Case: Fans petition for release of Final Fantasy Versus XIII… Submitted without comment
Favorite Breakfast Food: Tacos (Texas has breakfast figured out)