The Team

Dr Kevin Hogan is an Applied Psychologist with a BSc and PhD in psychology. He is a published researcher with significant project management experience. His interests include Organisational Development, HCI and Health Services research. He also has contributed to many data science projects and has a background in statistics and experimental design and a knowledge of the Google Big Query toolset.


Mr Tom Barrington has a BSc in Mathematics and is a qualified Prince2 practitioner. His software engineering experience includes web site development and programming over many years and most recently he has worked on the development of software robots deploying machine learning and NLP methods. Proficient with Node.js, PHP and Python, and the Laravel 5 and Vue.js web frameworks.


Ms Stephanie Moran has a Postgraduate Diploma in Art from Cyprus College of Art (Cyprus), and an MFA in Fine Art from Goldsmiths College (London). She is a 3D3-funded PhD candidate with Plymouth University’s Transtechnology Research group for transdisciplinary digital research. Her practice-based PhD centres around the production of an eco-sci-fi expanded digital novel of sorts, using AR and VR technologies, researching translocal online groups and communities, and how platforms shape user behavior. Stephanie has over ten years experience of arts project management and art organisation leadership; and librarianship and library management in academic, specialist and public libraries. She most recently managed the library of Arts Council National Portfolio organisation Iniva (Institute of International Arts), dedicated to challenging conventional notions of diversity and difference. 


Alex Hogan  has a BSc in Physics and research interests in Artificial Intelligence, Computational Reasoning, Propaganda and Online Communities. He has almost a decade of experience in managing and contributing to data and software development projects. His recent work has been in creating tools for collective action, the ethics of augmented decision making and modelling online tracking networks. In the COMPROP project at the Oxford Internet Institute Alex has built automated Social Media accounts and contributed to analysing the political economy of the manipulation of Social Media algorithms. He tweets at @AKHogan


Mr Christian Tilt has a BA in Art and Design and a strong commercial track record in developing and implementing technically demanding commercial websites and software systems interfaces.

Christian Tilt


Mr Casper Drake has a BA in Political Science and a passion for technology, particularly its social implications. He writes software with Python, Lua and Go, and has experience of Linux systems administration and full stack development.


Emily MacLoud has Bachelor of Arts – Psychology and Bachelor of Laws and comes from the social justice sector. With a background in law, she brings with her a wealth of experience in handling complex casework and operational challenges in the not-for-profit legal sector. As Head of Casework at the Bar Pro Bono Unit, one UK’s national legal charities, she developed expertise in planning, consulting and leading process improvements and identifying new opportunities to drive the organisation forward. Originally from Australia, where she gained experience in this space at public, private and third-sector organisations, she also has cross-jurisdictional knowledge and a proven ability to apply transferable skills. As an Associate at Etic Lab, she is helping the team understand and connect with the sector.


The strength of Etic Lab lies in its intellectual diversity and depth of skill and understanding.