Fuyuki Kurasawa is Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at York University and Director of the Global Digital Citizenship Lab. He is a Member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists, a Faculty Fellow of Yale University’s Center for Cultural Sociology, as well as a former Fulbright Scholar and Co-Chair of the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee on Sociological Theory. Kurasawa has been a Visiting Fellow at Cornell, the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales, Harvard, New York University, and Yale. He is the author of The Ethnological Imagination: A Cross-Cultural Critique of Modernity (Minnesota, 2004) The Work of Global Justice: Human Rights as Practices (Cambridge, 2007), and the editor of Interrogating the Social: A Critical Sociology for the 21st Century (Palgrave Macmillan, 2017). His current research explores AI design, application, and socio-cultural implications, as well as the ways in which digital culture is fueling epistemic struggles, disinformation, and public controversies online (COVID-19-related anti-Asian racism, gender-based online abuse, etc.). Kurasawa regularly analyzes political, social, and technological questions for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Radio-Canada, amongst other media outlets.
Luna Kwan is the Data Scientist for the Global Digital Citizenship Lab.
Yuly Chan is a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Program in Sociology at York University.
Naiomi Perera is a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Program in Socio-Legal Studies at York University.
Naiomi Perera is a Ph.D. candidate in the Graduate Program in Sociology at York University.