Assistant Professor Dr. Ivo Furman is a researcher and administrator at Istanbul Bilgi University’s Faculty of Communication (https://www.bilgi.edu.tr/tr/universite/iletisim/). He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor in 2005 and his PhD in Sociology from Goldsmiths College, University of London in 2015. His research has been supported by numerous institutions including the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), the Danish Agency for Science and Higher Education, Turkish Science and Technology Foundation (TUBITAK) and Stiftung Mercator. His research interests include computer assisted methods focusing on Twitter, digital sociology, sociology of data and data journalism. Featured on Policy & the Internet, his most recent publication, “End of an Habermassian Ideal? Political Communication on Twitter during the night of the 2017 Turkish Constitutional Referendum” uses network analysis to explore political polarization on social media. His upcoming book, The Politics of Culture in Contemporary Turkey, will be published by Edinburgh University Press during spring 2021.