Christian Sandvig is the H. Marshall McLuhan Collegiate Professor of Digital Media with faculty appointments in the School of Information and Communication Studies. He is a social researcher studying the public policy implications of algorithmic systems that curate and organize culture using information technology. Sandvig was previously a computer programmer with government, start-up, and Fortune 500 experience; he taught at the University of Illinois and Oxford University and has worked as an academic visitor at MIT, Harvard, Intel, and Microsoft Research. He holds the Ph.D and M.A. from Stanford University and the B.A. from the University of California, Davis. Sandvig was previously named a "next-generation leader in science and technology policy" by the American Association for the Advancement of Science and received the NSF CAREER award in human-centered computing. His group blog was named one of the "Must-Follow Feeds" in science, culture, and design by Wired.