Charlotte Selous


Charlotte Selous (she/her) is a qualitative researcher at the SAFElab. She holds a Master of Science from Columbia University’s School of Social Work. She has expertise in digital ethnography and textual and contextual analysis of social media data. She uses human-centered design and participatory research approaches to inform her work.

Charlotte is currently interested in how success and harm are defined for technological tools and on technology platforms. She aims to develop mezzo- and macro-level technology interventions to dismantle (digital iterations of) mass incarceration, white supremacy, and imperialism. Charlotte is committed to building a technoculture that improves the health and sociopolitical outcomes of under-served and hyper-surveilled communities.