R. Joshua Scannell is a PhD candidate in sociology and the CUNY Graduate Center. His work focuses on the relationship between contemporary digital technologies and changing logics of policing and incarceration. He has published in both academic and non-academic settings, recently including DIS Magazine, Boundary 2, and Real Life Magazine.
PointsD&S researcher Josh Scannell responds to Georgetown Center on Privacy & Technology's "The Perpetual Line-Up" study. "Reports like 'The Perpetual Line-Up' force a fundamental question: What do we want technologies lik... Read on PointsOctober 2016
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Univ Of Minnesota PressD&S research R. Joshua Scannell contributes to Object-Oriented Feminism. Read on Univ Of Minnesota PressSeptember 2016
Real Life MagazineD&S researcher Josh Scannell wrote an extensive analysis of predictive policing algorithms, showing that, while they were not built to be racist, they mirror a racist system. Northpointe’s algorithms will always be racist,... Read on Real Life MagazineAugust 2016