Karin van Es is an assistant professor of Media and Culture Studies at Utrecht University and coordinator of the Datafied Society research platform.  Her current research interests revolve around tool criticism in data-driven research and public values in the digital age. Karin is author of the book The Future of Live (Polity Press, 2016). She is co-editor of the volume The Datafied Society (Amsterdam University Press, 2017) and more recently the special issue “Big Data Histories” (2018) for TMG- Journal for Media History. She has published in outlets such as Television & New Media, Media, Culture & Society, M/C Journal and First Monday. Her publications cover critical data studies, social media, and the concept liveness.

Karin was visiting fellow at London School of Economics in 2017 and 2018.