Gender, Race and Power in AI

West, S.M. (Forthcoming). Intersectionality and Human-Machine Communication. In McEwen, R., Jones, S. and Guzman, A. (Eds.) The SAGE Handbook on Human-Machine Communication. New York: SAGE Publishing.

West, S.M. (2020). Redistribution and Rekognition: A Feminist Critique of Algorithmic Fairness. Catalyst, 6(2).

West, S.M., Whittaker, M. and Crawford, K. (2019). Discriminating Systems: Gender, Race and Power in AI. AI Now Institute.

History of Cryptography

West, S.M. (Forthcoming). Survival of the Cryptic: Tracing technological imaginaries across ideologies, infrastructures, and community practices. New Media and Society.

West, S.M. (2018) Cryptographic Imaginaries and Networked Publics: A Cultural History of Encryption Technologies, 1967-2017. (Dissertation). University of Southern California.

West, S.M. (2018) Cryptographic Imaginaries and the Networked Public. Internet Policy

Review, 7(2). DOI: 10.14763/2018.2.792

West, S.M. (2017). Survival of the Cryptic, Limn, 8.

West, S.M. (2017). Data Capitalism: Redefining the Logics of Surveillance and Privacy,

Business and Society.

Platforms, Politics and Content Moderation

Suzor, N.P, West, S.M., Quodling, A., and York, J. (2019). What Do We Mean When We Talk About Transparency? Toward Meaningful Transparency in Content Moderation. International Journal of Communication 13, 1526-1543.

West, S.M. (2018) Censored, Suspended, Shadowbanned: Researching User Experiences of Content Moderation on Social Media Platforms, New Media & Society.

Suzor, N., Van Geelen, T., and West, S.M. (2018) Evaluating the legitimacy of platform

governance: a review of research and a shared research agenda, International Communication Gazette.

West, S.M. (2017). Raging Against the Machine: Collective Action on Social Media Platforms, Media and Communication, 5(3).


West, S.M. (2017). Searching for the Public in Internet Governance: An Examination of

Infrastructures of Participation at NETmundial, Policy & Internet.


West, S.M. (2014). Redefining Digital Diplomacy: Modeling Business Diplomacy by Internet Companies in China. Hague Journal of Diplomacy, 9(4): 334-355.

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