Wendy Wong is a currently Professor of Political Science and Principal’s Research Chair at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan (located on Syilx Okanagan Nation Territory). Wendy is the author of the forthcoming book, We, the Data: Human Rights in the Digital Age, to be published by MIT Press in October. She has written two other award-winning books, Internal Affairs and The Authority Trap (with Sarah S. Stroup), both published by Cornell University Press. Wendy has penned dozens of peer-reviewed articles and chapters, and has appeared in outlets such as the CBC, The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star, and The Conversation. Wendy has been awarded grants from the Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada and Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR), among other granting agencies. She is honoured to be a member of the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists. Additionally, Wendy is currently Faculty Affiliate at the Schwartz Reisman Institute for Technology and Society (SRI) at the University of Toronto.

Wendy holds a Ph.D. (Political Science) from the University of California, a top political science program in the United States.