Work

Postdoctoral researcher, University of Helsinki, Faculty of Social Sciences (November 2019 – January 2022). I am part of a research consortium examining Communication Rights in the Age of Digital Disruption, funded by the Academy of Finland. My research focus is on EU regulation in the media and communication policy domain.

Salaried doctoral researcher, University of Helsinki, Finland, Faculty of Social Sciences (April 2015 – November 2019). My dissertation examined the General Data Protection Regulation’s (2016/679) legislative process. The dissertation demonstrates to what extent interest representatives were influential in shaping EU policy in the data protection domain.

Part-time lecturer, Södertörn University, Sweden, Media and Communication Studies (January 2015 – September 2018). I have taught various classes related to media law and policy, political economy of communications and the datafication of society.

Doctoral researcher, University of Helsinki, Social- och Kommunalhögskolan (April 2014 – April 2015). The focus of the Communication Rights in the 2014 European Election Campaign research project lied in examining the politics of European Pirate Parties.

Short-term research positions, commissioned work

Ranking Digital Rights (August – September 2018). I was responsible for the primary research on a company featured in the 2019 RDR Corporate Accountability Index.

Finnish Ministry of Transport and Communications (December 2017 – January 2018). I was part of a larger research team outlining how to evaluate the outcomes of media and communication policy. My focus was on a Nordic comparative report, see full report here: http://julkaisut.valtioneuvosto.fi/handle/10024/160714

YLE, (March – April 2017). Research report on Public Service Media recommender systems and personalization of online services.

YLE, (August 2013 – November 2013). Research project on the online services of European public service broadcasters.