Dr Agnieszka Leszczynski

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Agnieszka Leszczynski is an academic researcher and educator interested in digital location (aka ‘geolocation’), big data, platforms, and cities. Her current work examines two contemporary phenomena:

  • the political economies of digital location data and technologies

  • the platform economy in cities

​Agnieszka works as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Western University in Canada, where she teaches in GIScience.

She co-edits Big Data & Society, the flagship journal for interdisciplinary social science engagements with big data and related phenomena, and also serves on the editorial boards of Environment and Planning D: Society and SpaceTransactions in GIS, the Journal of Spatial Information Science, and The Canadian Geographer.