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This is a place for developing ideas, thinking out loud and collecting things I might need later. If you are looking for my considered thoughts then please see my publications or my Medium blog. I run an (occasional) newsletter here. If you need a bio for me then please use the one below:

Mark Carrigan is a digital sociologist at the University of Cambridge and The Sociological Review Foundation. His research explores how the proliferation of digital platforms is reshaping education, as well as the broader context in which education takes place. He is internationally recognised as a leading expert on the role of social media within higher education. He is social media editor of the International Journal of Social Research Methodology and associate editor of Civic Sociology. He is a member of the editorial boards of Discover Society, Applied Social Theory and Social Research Practice. He is a trustee of the Social Research Association, a research associate at the LSE’s Public Policy Group and a member of the Centre for Social Ontology.