Ulises A. Mejias is a professor of communication studies and the director of the Institute for Global Engagement at SUNY Oswego. He is cofounder of the Non-Aligned Technologies Movement and the network Tierra Común. He serves on the Board of Directors of Humanities New York, a National Endowment for the Humanities affiliate. His research interests include critical internet studies, network theory and science, philosophy of technology, sociology of communication, and political economy of digital media.
His new book, coauthored with Nick Couldry, is The Costs of Connection: How Data is Colonizing Human Life and Appropriating it for Capitalism (Stanford University Press, 2019). His previous book, Off the Network: Disrupting the Digital World (2013), was published by the University of Minnesota Press.
Ulises Mejias reviewed an early draft of Impact Assessment of Human-Algorithm Feedback Loops.