Biography

Zoe Hamilton is a DPhil candidate at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies. Her research explores how online misinformation policy responds to local socio-political contexts of technology use. She also works as a Senior Insights Manager on the Mobile for Humanitarian Innovation team at the GSMA in London. In this role, she explores the role of digital technologies in humanitarian settings, focusing primarily on participative, qualitative methods.

Previously, Zoe worked for a range of NGOs and international organisations looking at both the potential and the risks of information communication technologies. She was a Fulbright-Nehru Scholar in India, an independent documentary filmmaker and a Mellon Scholar looking at judicial decision-making in hate speech cases in the French high courts. She holds a BA (Hons) from Middlebury College and a MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Research projects