About Josh Cowls

Josh Cowls is a graduate of MIT's Comparative Media Studies program, having previously gained degrees from the universities of Exeter and Oxford in the UK. While with CMS, Josh wrote his thesis on the impact of social media on the 2016 presidential election. After graduating from the program, Josh returned to the UK, and he can now be found researching data ethics at the Alan Turing Institute in the British Library in London. Thesis: From Trump Tower to the White House, in 140 Characters: The Hyper-Mediated Election of a Paranoid Populist President