Mark Graham is the Director of the Fairwork Foundation. He is also the Professor of Internet Geography at the Oxford Internet Institute, a Faculty Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute, a Senior Research Fellow at Green Templeton College, and an Associate in the University of Oxford’s School of Geography and the Environment.
He has published articles in most major geography, communications, and urban studies journals, and his work has been covered by the Economist, the BBC, the Washington Post, CNN, the Guardian, and many other international newspapers and magazines. He is an editorial board member of Information, Communication, and Society, Geo:Geography, Environment and Planning A, Television and New Media, Global Perspectives, and Big Data & Society. A full list of his publications can be found on his website.
Mark has had his research funded by major donors such as the European Research Council, the ESRC, the NSF, the British Academy, GIZ, and the Leverhulme Trust. In his academic work, he manages a team of researchers studying ‘knowledge economies’ in Sub-Saharan Africa, digital labour, and Internet geographies. He has spent the last few years particularly focused on the implications of new types of digital labour and online freelancing for workers in the Global South.