Martha Poon

Adjunct Instructor, Department of Anthropology, The New School for Social Research; Adjunct Affiliate, Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University

Martha Poon is a social scientist interested in how data-intensive systems are changing the public’s relationship to finance. She researches and writes about the impact of credit scoring technology on consumer access to credit. At the Data & Society Research Institute, she will be developing strategies for investigating, explaining, and communicating the role of information systems in financial innovation. She earned a doctoral degree from the Science Studies Program at the University of California, San Diego in 2012.

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