Evelyn Ruppert is Professor of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London. She studies how digital technologies and the data they generate can powerfully shape and have consequences for how people are known and governed and how they understand themselves as political subjects, that is, citizens with rights to data. Evelyn is PI of an ERC funded project, Peopling Europe: How data make a people (ARITHMUS; 2014-19). She is Founding and Editor-in-Chief of the SAGE open access journal, Big Data & Society. Recent books are Being Digital Citizens (co-authored with Engin Isin) published in 2015 and Modes of Knowing (co-edited with John Law) published in 2016. She currently holds a Van Doorn Honorary Chair and Fellowship at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study (NIAS).