Britt Paris is an information studies scholar studying how changes in information and communication infrastructure influence how evidence is mobilized into political action.
She is currently a researcher at Data & Society Research Institute investigating the trajectory of, and technological imaginaries present in, current debates over artificial intelligence-generated audiovisual products. Previously, she has published work on Internet infrastructure projects, digital labor, and civic data, analyzed through the lenses of critical, feminist, and de-colonial theory.
She has her MA in Media Studies from the New School in New York City and her PhD in Information Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. She will be joining the faculty at Rutgers University as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science in Fall 2019.