Gregory Asmolov is a Ph.D. candidate at the Media and Communication Department at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His Ph.D. research investigates the role of digital networked technologies for statecitizen relationships in emergency situations (under supervision by Professor Robert Mansell). Gregory has an M.A. in Global Communication from George Washington University (Washington, DC) and B.A. in communications and international affairs from the Hebrew University (Jerusalem). Gregory served as a visiting lecturer at Media and Communication Department at the Higher School of Economics (Moscow) and at School of Communication at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya (Israel). He has consulted on information technology and social media projects for The World Bank and Internews Network, and worked as a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University. Gregory is a co-founder of Help Map, a crowdsourcing platform, which was used to coordinate assistance to victims of wildfires in Russia in 2010 and won a Russian National Internet
Award for best project in the ‘State and Society’ category.
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