Sophia is a Researcher in CASM, working to advocate for the design, development and deployment of AI and emerging technologies in service of widening democratic participation and enabling human flourishing.

In her work, Sophia draws on a range of innovative and creative mixed methodologies, with a focus on participatory research, inspired by her study of philosophy and previous involvement in the cooperative movement

Prior to joining Demos, she worked at think tanks in both London and Washington D.C., on issues ranging from semiconductor supply chains to transnational social movements. She received her MSc in Digital Sociology from the University of Edinburgh, and is an alumna of the Summer Institute in Computational Social Science (SICSS).