Sophie Maddocks is a researcher, teacher and digital rights advocate.

From revenge porn to deep fakes, Sophie's research asks:

How can we fight back against online abuse and advance justice on the internet?

Sophie serves as a research fellow for the Netter Center for Community Partnerships and the Center for Media at Risk. As a doctoral student in Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, she conducts research that’s qualitative, participatory and youth-led.

Sophie is also a teacher and youth worker who has held several teaching and counseling roles in the British education sector.

Whether you’re a developer trying to make your product safer or an educator building a digital literacy curriculum, let’s collaborate to challenge emerging norms and create better media.

If you are experiencing online abuse or intimate privacy violations, please know that you are not alone. Please reach out, or use these resources to find support.