Julia Ticona is a sociologist who researches technologies of work, emotions, and inequality. With a passion for qualitative methods, her dissertation – Left to Our Own Devices: Coping with Insecure Work in a Digital Age – examines the ways that workers use personal devices to navigate flexible job markets and economic insecurity and deal with the fall-out of these conditions in their intimate lives. She received her Phd from the University of Virginia and is a research fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture in Charlottesville, VA. She’s a third-generation teacher and a graduate of Wellesley College.
New Media & SocietyData & Society Postdoctoral Scholar Julia Ticona and Research Analyst Alexandra Mateescu investigate the consequences of "visibility" in carework apps. "Based on a discourse analysis of carework platforms and interviews wi... Read on New Media & SocietyMay 2018