2023 Data Fluencies Dissertation Grants


Principal Investigator

Jason Ludwig

PhD Candidate , Cornell University

Jason Ludwig is a PhD candidate in the Department of Science & Technology Studies at Cornell University. His dissertation, “Automating Blackness: Race, Computing, and Politics in the Postwar United States,” examines how government officials, computer experts, and activists sought to advance racial equality through computing in the postwar United States, and how this history can help advance understanding of digitized statecraft and algorithmic discrimination.