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R. (Robert) Prey, PhD

Assistant Professor
R. (Robert) Prey, PhD


Robert Prey is a media scholar who studies the relationship between technology, capitalism and culture. Dr. Prey's research and writings focus on algorithmic recommendation systems and the interdependent processes of ‘datafication’ and ‘platformization’. His current focus is on music streaming platforms and the music, musicians and industry developing around them.  

Dr. Prey completed his PhD in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University (Canada) in 2015. Before this, he worked with Migrant World Television (MWTV) in Seoul, South Korea. 

Areas of Expertise:
Technology and Society
Cultural Industries (esp. the music industries)
Cultural/Creative Labour
Social and Media Theory
Political Economy of (New) Media

Last modified:29 November 2021 09.48 a.m.

Contact information

Broerstraat 5
9712 CP Groningen
The Netherlands