Professor Ralph Schroeder
Senior Research Fellow, Oxford Internet Institute
Professor Ralph Schroeder is a Senior Research Fellow at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford.
His research interests include virtual environments, big data, digital media, right-wing populism, and the sociology of science and technology.
Professor Schroeder was formerly Professor in the School of Technology Management and Economics at Chalmers University in Gothenburg (Sweden). He completed his PhD about Max Weber at the LSE in 1988.
His most recent book is Social Theory after the Internet and he is also working on big data in the social sciences.
- Virtual environments
- Social Interaction in virtual environments
- Big data
- Digital media
- Right-wing populism
- Social implications of AI
- Social Theory after the Internet: Media, Technology, and Globalization (UCL Press, 2018)
- Big Data and Communication Research, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Communication (Oxford University Press, 2016)
- Global Powers, Edited by Ralph Schroeder (Cambridge University Press, 2016)
- Knowledge Machines: Digital Transformations of the Sciences and Humanities (MIT Press, 2015)
- Emerging practices and perspectives on Big Data analysis in economics: Bigger and better or more of the same? (Big Data & Society, 2014)
- Digital Transformations of Scholarship and Knowledge (The Oxford Handbook of Internet Studies, 2013)
- The Emerging Governance of e-Infrastructure (Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 2013)
Professor Schroeder has experience of working with the media.