Josh Cowls

Josh Cowls

Josh Cowls gained degrees from the universities of Exeter and Oxford. Most recently, Josh served as a Research Assistant at the Oxford Internet Institute, working on projects researching the impact of the rise of data in various forms - Big and small, Open and closed - on society, policy and academia. Though a native of the UK, Josh's treasonable preference for coffee over tea has led him to the US on numerous occasions: he has previously worked on presidential and senatorial races in New Hampshire, with a particular interest in how online tools and technologies are transforming modern election campaigns. Josh's work has appeared in journals such as FirstMonday and Policy & Internet, and he has frequently appeared on national and international radio discussing politics and technology. His wider interests include increasingly experimental cookery, sports such as rowing and running, and Oxford commas.