danah boyd

Founder and President of the Board, Data & Society; Principal Researcher, Microsoft

danah boyd is the founder and president of Data & Society, a Principal Researcher at Microsoft, and a Visiting Professor at New York University. Her research is focused on making certain that society has a nuanced understanding of the relationship between technology and society, especially as issues of inequity and bias emerge. She is the author of “It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens” and has authored or co-authored numerous books, articles, and essays. She is a 2011 Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum, a Trustee of the National Museum of the American Indian, and a Director of Crisis Text Line. Originally trained in computer science before retraining under anthropologists, danah has a Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley’s School of Information.



Press Coverage

Between Likes and Lies: The Battle Against Media Manipulation
May 14, 2018
Online News Association Conference (ONA18)
Sep 13, 2018
ACM FAT* Conference
Jan 29, 2019
Theorizing the Web
Apr 12, 2019
DPLAfest 2019
Apr 17, 2019
Global Privacy Summit 2019
May 02, 2019
(Mis)information Overload: Living in Truth in the Post-Truth Age
Sep 19, 2017
Free Speech, Hate Speech: Regulating Online Conversation in the Platform Era
Oct 10, 2017
The People’s Disruption: Platform Co-ops for Global Challenges
Nov 10, 2017
Fairness and Accountability of Sociotechnical Algorithmic Systems
Dec 19, 2017

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