Gregory is currently a doctoral student at “New media, innovation and literacy” program at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research is focused on the role of crowdsourcing...view moreGregory is currently a doctoral student at “New media, innovation and literacy” program at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research is focused on the role of crowdsourcing platforms and the role of ICT for emergence of new modes of governance in crisis situations.
Gregory has consulted on information technology, new media, and social media projects for The World Bank and Internews Network, and worked as a research assistant at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University.
Gregory is a co-founder of Help Map, a crowdsourcing platform, which was used to coordinate assistance to victims of wildfires in Russia in 2010 and won a Russian National Internet Award for best project in the "State and Society" category. Currently he and his colleagues develop a new crowdsourcing platform for coordination of mutual aid in crisis situations Rynda.org.
Gregory is a contributor to "Runet Echo", a project of Global Voices Online" that analyzes the Russian Internet. He teach graduate class “Introduction to Network Society” at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, and also conducts trainings and gives lectures about social and political role of new media in U.S, Russia, Israel and other countries. Gregory has previously worked as a journalist for major Russian newspapers Kommersant and Novaya Gazeta, and served as news editor and analyst for Israeli TV.
Gregory holds MA in Global Communication from George Washington University (Washington, DC) and BA in Communication and International Affairs from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem.view less