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Dr Jonathan W. Y. Gray

Dr Jonathan W. Y. Gray

  • Academics
  • Supervisors

Senior Lecturer in Critical Infrastructure Studies

Interim Director of Education, Digital Futures Institute.

Research subject areas

  • Digital

Contact details




Jonathan Gray is Senior Lecturer in Critical Infrastructure Studies at the Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London. He is also Co-Founder of the Public Data Lab; Research Associate at the Digital Methods Initiative (University of Amsterdam) and Research Associate at the médialab (Sciences Po, Paris). More about him can be found at

Research Interests and PhD Supervision

Jonathan's work explores the role of digital data, digital methods and digital infrastructures in the composition of collective life.

He is currently working on a book on Data Worlds: The Politics Open and Public Data in the Digital Age (under contract at MIT Press). He has recently co-edited books on scholarly communication infrastructures (with Martin Eve) and data journalism practices (with Liliana Bounegru).

He is also part of projects exploring humanities-based digital methods for studying environmental issues; online mobilisations of East and Southeast Asian (ESEA) communities in the UK; and critical technical practices in digital research.


Jonathan is currently co-convening modules on digital methods and data practices – with a particular focus on critical and creative engagements with digital data, methods and infrastructures.