Lee, Ashlin

University of Tasmania

Dr Ashlin Lee is a Social Architect and Research Scientist at the Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in the Environmental Informatics Group of Land and Water Branch. At the CSIRO, Ashlin acts as Social Architect, providing sociological and social science insights to assist in the development, deployment, and optimisation of information and data system. His key research interests include science and technology studies, with a focus on technology and society, and aspects of surveillance studies, including exploring digital/technological surveillance in society, and the experiential and subjective aspects of surveillance. He is also an honorary lecturer in Sociology in the School of Sociology, at the Australian National University (ANU), and a member of the Justice and Technoscience Lab (JusTech) in the School of Regulation and Global Governance, also at the ANU.


  • Articles
    Introduction This article explores the changing relational quality of “the shadow of hierarchy”, in the context of the merging of platforms with infrastructure as the source of the shadow of hierarchy. In governance and regulatory studies, the shadow of hierarchy (or variations thereof), describes the space of influence that hierarchal organisations and infrastructures have...Read more