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Matthew Tiessen

Dr. Matthew Tiessen is an Assistant Professor in the School of Professional Communication in the Faculty of Communication and Design at Ryerson University (Toronto) and a Research Associate at The Infoscape Research Lab: Centre for the Study of Social Media, founded by Dr. Greg Elmer. In 2013 Tiessen was awarded a SSHRC Insight Development Grant in the area of “Digital Economy” to support work on the social implications of algorithmically-driven digital, visual, and financial technologies. Tiessen’s research has been published in Theory, Culture & Society; Cultural Studies; Cultural Studies<=>Critical Methodologies; Volume; CTheory; Rhizomes: Cultural Studies in Emerging Knowledge; Surveillance & Society; Space and Culture; Pli: The Warwick Journal of Philosophy; and Revisiting Normativity with Deleuze (2012, Bloomsbury).