The Centre for Anthropology aims to be the leading research hub which locates digital technologies in the rich context of human society and culture... full description


The volume edited by Heather Horst and Daniel Miller is the manifesto for the Centre of Digital Anthropology and is the handbook for the Master... full description



Peter Westman

Peter Westman

Peter Westman, Birmingham, England PhD Candidate

Prior to coming to UCL in 2010, I spent several years working for a start-up microfinance company in Northern India. I have just started as a PhD student investigating what pedagogic value is added by employing a digital ethnographic pedagogy as opposed to... view profile

Nik Pollinger


Nik Pollinger, London, PR person and digital anthropologist in progress

My first job as a graduate was in PR: I was aiming for journalism but ended up with its uglier sister, (or so I thought until the Leveson Enquiry into press ethics). Nevertheless I enjoyed PR and founded an agency, whilst channeling my urge to
write into the occasional ... view profile

Brian Schroer

Brian Schroer

Brian Schroer, San Francisco, Digital Anthropologist, AKQA

I graduated from the Digital Anthropology MSc program in 2011. After graduating, I moved back to San Francisco and found employment as a Digital Anthropologist at the advertising agency AKQA. At AKQA, I bridge the gap between academic and corporate research by applying...view profile

Puya Vakili

Puya Vakili

Puya Vakili, London, Research Executive at Flamingo

Being culturally curious is written in my DNA – from a young age I’ve had the opportunity to experience, explore and engage with many cultures. Now, I conduct research human behavior through fieldwork and in-depth interviews to gain cultural insights. Most recently, I have worked with a top... view profile

Anna Wojnarowska

Anna Wojnarowska

Anna Wojnarowska, User Experience Researcher, Experientia, Turin

After completing MSc in Digital Anthropology in October 2011, I joined a design consultancy in Turin, Italy, as a researcher. During the day at work we plan, conduct and analyze user research, in order to design products and services that correspond to people’s needs. Having gained a deepened... view profile

Elad Ben Elul

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Elad Ben Elul, London, Digital archivist and media journalist

Coming from the world of journalism and art I love discovering new people and places, which naturally led me to anthropology. My hope is to always bring together my love for social research, writing and creating through various artistic, academic and... view profile