Steven Jackson was a Doctoral Fellow at the NCDG while pursuing a Ph.D. in Communication and Science Studies at the University of California, San Diego. His research interests include the intersection of information systems, science, and politics and his dissertation was entitled ‘Dividing the Waters: Data, Models and Environmental Policy in the American Southwest and U.S.-Mexico Border Region’. Jackson received his M.A. in Political Economy from Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada in 1999 and his B.A. in English and Creative Writing from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada in 1994.