William L Allen

University of Oxford

William Allen is Research Officer at the Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS), whose work focuses on media, migration, data politics, and public attitudes.

William L Allen

Author Biography

William Allen is a Fellow in Political and Development Studies at Magdalen College, University of Oxford, and a Researcher at the Centre on Migration, Policy, and Society (COMPAS).

His research areas are in political communication and public opinion, particularly how media relate to immigration attitudes and policymaking. Currently, he is focusing on data visualisations about migration and mobility as brokered outputs that relate to public perceptions and political behaviour. He is also developing theories of knowledge exchange among migration researchers and the wider public, in order to inform more effective practice.

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