Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia
Taylor Owen is Assistant Professor of Digital Media and Global Affairs at the University of British Columbia and a Senior Fellow at the Columbia Journalism School. He was previously the Research Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University where he designed and led a program studying the impact of digital technology on the practice of journalism. He is the founder and Editor of OpenCanada.org, an award-winning international affairs website and the Director of the International Relations and Digital Technology Projects, an international research project exploring the intersection of information technology and international affairs. He has previously held positions at Yale University, the London School of Economics and the International Peace Research Institute, Oslo. His PhD is from the University of Oxford, where he was a Trudeau Scholar. He is the author of Disruptive Power: The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age (OUP, 2015).
Personal Democracy Media presents Civic Hall, a one-of-a-kind community center for the world’s civic innovators. Located in the heart of New York City, Civic Hall is your home for civic tech.