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Sarah Young is a postdoc in Digitalization and AI with the department of Media & Communication. Her current work explores the technical discourse and social impact of quantum communication networks.

Grounded in professional and technical communication as well as surveillance, she is a qualitative researcher also drawing from information studies, rhetoric and composition, risk communication, science and technology studies, human-computer interaction, and sustainability.

Previous research projects include a LEaDing Fellows postdoc (a Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND programme) looking at law enforcement's use of AI and technology, surveillance and technical communcation (pedagogy), organizational communication in government settings, digital superheroes and surveillance, background investigations and security clearances, and mugshots and digital vigilantism.

Most recent publication (open access): Working through Surveillance and Technical Communication: Concepts and Connections

Member of MAPS and ROCCS research clusters.

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ERMeCHS research clusters

  • REACT - Responsible Engagement with AI, Culture and Technology
  • ROCCS - Responsible Organizations Communication, Change and Society


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