Jared M. Wright is an Assistant Professor in the Basic Sciences Unit at TED University. He received his PhD in Sociology in 2020 from Purdue University, Indiana, USA, with a dissertation titled "Digital Contention: Collective Action Dynamics in Social Movements for Internet Freedom". His research focuses on digital and political sociology, particularly at the crossroads of social movements, new media, and digital culture. He is especially interested in hacktivism, data activism, and the politics of digital space. In addition, he specializes in both qualitative and computational methods, including innovative mixed-methods research designs.
Dr. Wright is the director of the Center for Digital Social Science (CDSS) virtual research network. He has published articles in Social Movement Studies, Contention, and Social Politics, as well as an upcoming book chapter published by Cambridge University Press.