2023 Data Fluencies Dissertation Grants


Principal Investigator

Zhaowen Guo

PhD Candidate, University of Washington

Zhaowen Guo is a PhD candidate in political science and a data and research consultant at the Center for Social Science Computation and Research (CSSCR) at the University of Washington. For her dissertation, titled “When Caretaking Meets Monitoring: Explaining the Expansion of Surveillance in Rural China,” she has been compiling a comprehensive database that examines the extent of government investments in digital and physical surveillance, investigating the causes and consequences of China's surveillance state.