I am currently in a PhD project researching Artificial Intelligence Policy development within an EU context and a Nordic context specifically. The last couple of years of AI research show very promising societal applications that are not yet, but soon will be, implemented that could affect the society in very fundamental ways such as: self-driving cars, facial recognition video cameras, smart agriculture and decision-making robots to name a few. Reports show that the academic interest in AI is growing, that private and government investments into AI technology are exponentially increasing by the year and that the technological performance of AI is rapidly increasing.
The research focus is dedicated to understanding under what circumstances and what factors that influence AI Policy development in the Nordic states. Drawing on institutional perspectives, the policy development of AI is conceptualized as both continuity - such as path-dependency, as well change - conceptualized as organizational and administrative adaptation and integration towards existing national structures (bottom-up) as well as transnational actors such as the EU and OECD (top-down).
Drawing on interviews with key informants on the national level as well as with transnational actors, the study aims to understand and conceptualize the ongoing political and organizational processes related to the current AI development, how it is understood and framed in public policy and ultimately how it affects political institutions and mobilizes biases within government institutions.
Planned disputation spring 2023
Earlier Master in Social Work from Malmö University Master in Public Administration from University of Gothenburg
The intersection between Artificial Intelligence and Multi-level Governance
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