Karen Louise Smith
Karen is an Assistant Professor in Communication, Popular Culture & Film at Brock University. Dr. Smith’s research explores the tensions between openness, privacy, and participation in technologically mediated culture.
From 2013-2015, Karen conducted collaborative research with Mozilla to build the Hive Toronto digital literacy network. She is currently conducting research related to data literacy. Additionally, Karen collaborates on The eQuality Project to examine issues such as privacy and cyberbullying, which face youth in the age of big data.