Fenwick is an Assistant Professor in Information and Communication Technology Policy in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University. To understand the influences, controls, nudges and optimizations of the internet as things, he draws on a range of scholarly work in communication studies, media studies, science and technology studies, and political economy. His resulting research has been published in journals including New Media and Society, the International Journal of Communication, the European Journal of Cultural Studies, and the Canadian Journal of Communication. He is co-author of The Permanent Campaign: New Media, New Politics (Peter Lang, 2012) with Greg Elmer and Ganaele Langlois. He holds a PhD in the joint programme of Communication and Culture between York University and Ryerson University. He is currently finishing a book entitled Internet Daemons: The Programs Optimizing Internet Communications. He tweets at @mckelveyf.