European Academy of Sociology - Fellows

Prof. Dr. Paola Tubaro

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Prof. Dr. Paola Tubaro

Fellow of the European Academy of Sociology


Paola Tubaro is research professor (Directrice de Recherche) in sociology and technology at the National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS, in French Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique). Trained as an economist before getting interested in sociology, she is at the Centre for Research in Economics and Statistics (CREST) on the Palaiseau campus just south of Paris. Her research is inter-disciplinary and leverages synergies between sociology, network science, and artificial intelligence. She is currently researching the place of human labour in the global production networks of artificial intelligence, and social inequalities in digital platform work. She has also extensively published in the fields of data methodologies and research ethics. Paola Tubaro teaches Social Network Science at ENS and ENSAE, and Data Ethics, and Responsible Data Science, at ENSAE. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the journal Sociology. Until December 2015, she was a Reader in economic sociology at the University of Greenwich, London. She is also a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and the co-convenor of the Social Networks Analysis Group of British Sociological Association. In 2022-23, she is a by-Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge. In Italy, she is visiting professor at the University of Insubria, where she teaches a Research Methods course to first-year economics PhD students.