dr. (Sarah) SM Young

Biography

Sarah Young is a postdoc in Digitalization and AI with the department of Media & Communication. Her current work explores the technical discourse and social impact of quantum communication networks.

Grounded in professional and technical communication as well as surveillance, she is a qualitative researcher also drawing from information studies, rhetoric and composition, risk communication, science and technology studies, human-computer interaction, and sustainability.

Previous research projects include a LEaDing Fellows postdoc (a Horizon 2020 Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND programme) looking at law enforcement's use of AI and technology, surveillance and technical communcation (pedagogy), organizational communication in government settings, digital superheroes and surveillance, background investigations and security clearances, and mugshots and digital vigilantism.

Most recent publication (open access): Working through Surveillance and Technical Communication: Concepts and Connections

Member of MAPS and ROCCS research clusters.

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Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication

Researcher | Department of Media and Communication
Email
young@eshcc.eur.nl
Room
M8-10
Location
Burg. Oudlaan 50, Rotterdam

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Work

  • Sarah Young (2019) - European Communication Research and Education Association’s “The Politics of Privacy Workshop” (Presentation)
  • Sarah Young (2018) - Extreme vetting: The consequences of surveillance and procedural rhetoric for immigration documents

  • Sarah Young (2017) - Outstanding Graduate

Privacy, Surveill. and New Media Techn.

Year Level
BA-2, BA-3
Year
2023
Course Code
CM2066
  • Sarah Young (2019) - European Communication Research and Education Association’s “The Politics of Privacy Workshop” (Presentation)
  • Sarah Young (2018) - Extreme vetting: The consequences of surveillance and procedural rhetoric for immigration documents

Privacy, Ethics and Social Impacts

Level
MA
Year Level
MA
Year
2023
Course Code
CM4604
  • Sarah Young (2019) - European Communication Research and Education Association’s “The Politics of Privacy Workshop” (Presentation)
  • Sarah Young (2018) - Extreme vetting: The consequences of surveillance and procedural rhetoric for immigration documents

Master Thesis

Year Level
MA, MA, MA, MA, MA
Year
2023
Course Code
CM5000
  • Sarah Young (2019) - European Communication Research and Education Association’s “The Politics of Privacy Workshop” (Presentation)
  • Sarah Young (2018) - Extreme vetting: The consequences of surveillance and procedural rhetoric for immigration documents

Master Class

Year Level
MA, MA, MA, MA, MA
Year
2023
Course Code
CM4500
  • Sarah Young (2019) - European Communication Research and Education Association’s “The Politics of Privacy Workshop” (Presentation)
  • Sarah Young (2018) - Extreme vetting: The consequences of surveillance and procedural rhetoric for immigration documents

News regarding dr. (Sarah) SM Young

Responsible Engagement with AI in Organisations

How to engage responsibly with AI as an organisation? This question was central to the first cross-cluster meeting of REACT and ROCCS last month.
AI in Organizations

Aren't we all surveillance workers?

What is surveillance, and why should we care? Sarah Young answers this question in her book Working through Surveillance and Technical Communication.

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