sava saheli singh

sava saheli singh

Dr. sava saheli singh
Dr. sava saheli singh

eQuality-Scotiabank Postdoctoral Fellow, AI and Surveillance, University of Ottawa AI + Society Initiative, Canada

sava saheli singh is the eQuality-Scotiabank Postdoctoral Fellow in AI and Surveillance at the University of Ottawa AI + Society Initiative. With The eQuality Project, sava saheli singh is working on a research project that examines how teachers use learning technologies in their practice and how this has been impacted by COVID-19. As a fellow with the AI + Society Initiative, sava saheli singh will produce a short, near future, fiction film focused on the issues around the use of AI and algorithmic decision making in the context of educational technology. This film will be the fourth in the award-winning Screening Surveillance series, a public education and knowledge translation project that calls attention to the potential human consequences of big data surveillance. sava saheli singh co-produced the first three films as a postdoctoral fellow with the Surveillance Studies Centre at Queen’s University in Kingston.

sava held a postdoctoral fellowship with the Big Data Surveillance partnership project, working with Valerie Steeves, Department of Criminology at the University of Ottawa (2019-2021) and was fellow with the Surveillance Studies Centre (January 2018 to June 2019), working on an OPC-funded knowledge translation project for the Big Data Surveillance project, successfully launching three films in the screening surveillance film series: Blaxites, A Model Employee and Frames. She completed her PhD in 2017 from New York University's Educational Communication and Technology program. her dissertation, titled "Academic Twitter: Pushing the Boundaries of Traditional Scholarship", addresses how 21st century academics negotiate their professional identities as a complex form of emotional, intellectual, and academic labor and the ways in which this helps and hinders their academic and personal lives. As an interdisciplinary scholar, her current research interests include educational surveillance; digital labour and surveillance capitalism; restorative justice and abolition; speculative fiction; and critically examining the effects of technology and techno-utopianism on society.

Twitter: @savasavasava

Screening Surveillance wins SSN Arts Prize 2020

The Surveillance Studies Network (SSN) Arts Prize 2020 has been awarded to sava saheli singh for her short film series (co-produced with the Surveillance Studies Centre), Screening Surveillance (2019). Additionally, the committee awarded two honourable mention awards to Pip Thornton and Ray Interactive for Newspeak (2019), and Florian van Zanwijk for Vision Processor: EN471...

SSC Seminar Series: sava saheli singh (Postdoctoral Fellow, Surveillance Studies Centre, Queen's University)

Love in the Time of Surveillance Capitalism

Wednesday, October 17 2018, 12:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Mackintosh Corry Hall D411 

Abstract:

This presentation will discuss how our intimate personal interactions and expressions of emotion online are being used by platforms in the service of surveillance capitalism.

About the speaker:

sava saheli singh is a postdoctoral fellow with the Surveillance Studies Centre, currently working on a knowledge...

Funding awarded for 'Educational Media: Privacy in the Age of Big Data'

Congratulations to David Lyon, David Murakami Wood and sava saheli singh at the SSC on being awarded $70,000 from the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada (OPC) under its Contributions Program for the project titled 'Educational Media: Privacy in the Age of Big Data'. For more information see the OPC funding...

Welcome sava saheli singh

SSC and BDS extend a warm welcome to new Postdoctoral Fellow sava saheli singh . sava begins her postdoc at Queen's in January 2018. She will be developing innovative multi-media teaching and learning materials related to Big Data Surveillance, led by David Lyon and David Murakami Wood.