Anna Jobin, Dr.
Anna Jobin has joined the HIIG in 2021 for the international research project Shaping 21st Century AI – Conflicts and Development Pathways in Media, Politics and Research. As a Senior Researcher, she analyzes “Artificial Intelligence” as a sociotechnical institution in politics, media and science and participates in the consortium lead of the project. Prior to HIIG, Anna was a postdoctoral researcher at ETH Zurich and a visiting researcher at Tufts University and Cornell University.
Anna has a multidisciplinary background in sociology, information management, and economics. Her doctoral research focused on the social dimensions of algorithmic systems. She was awarded a PhD by the University of Lausanne and has since conducted research on the social and ethical aspects of digitization, particularly in the areas of AI, citizen science, and online advertising. She is an elected member of the Swiss Young Academy and the extra-parliamentary Federal Media Commission. In addition, she is a member of the ethics working group of the Association of Internet Researchers, where she contributed to the Ethics Guidelines 3.0 for Internet Research, a trustee of the We.Publish Foundation, a board member of the Swiss Association for the Studies of Science, Technology & Society (STS), and a committee member of the Swiss Internet Governance Forum.
Senior Researcher: The Evolving Digital Society