Rebecca Eynon holds a joint academic post between the Department of Education and the Oxford Internet Institute (OII) at the University of Oxford. Her research explores the relationships between education, the Internet and inequalities.
Her work has been supported by a range of funders including the British Academy, the Economic and Social Research Council, the European Commission and Google. She was co-editor of Learning, Media and Technology (https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjem20/current) from 2011-2021. She is currently on the editorial board for Learning, Media and Technology (https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/cjem20/current) and Information and Learning Sciences (https://www.emeraldgrouppublishing.com/journal/ils).
Rebecca teaches on the on the MSc Education (Digital and Social Change) at the Department of Education and the MSc Social Science of the Internet at the OII. At both departments, she supervises DPhil students interested in digital education and social justice.
Rebecca graduated in Psychology with Statistics from Royal Holloway, University of London and gained a distinction in her Masters in Mass Communications from the University of Leicester. She completed her PhD at City University, London. Prior to joining Oxford Rebecca held positions as an ESRC Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology, City University; as a Research Fellow, Department of Education, University of Birmingham and as a Researcher at the Centre for Mass Communication Research, University of Leicester.