Background and activities

Tor Anders Bye (born 1990) is a sociologist with background from NTNU and a PhD-student with the project «Digital Infrastructures and Citizen Empowerment» (DICE). His research interests are diverse, but currently oriented towards digital media platforms and their role in political and social life. His PhD-project tracks selected political organizations and their activity as seen through their involvement in social media.

Research Interests

The public sphere, civil society, digital citizenship, citizen empowerment, social media, STS, digital ethnography, community, festivals, sociology of music, clinical sociology, mixed methods.