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R. (Robert) Prey, PhD

Assistant Professor
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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.  See current project website for more information.
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:01 March 2024 5.48 p.m.

Contact information

Oude Kijk in 't Jatstraat 26
9712 EK Groningen
The Netherlands