Brooklyne Gipson

Brooklyne Gipson (@Brooklyne) is an assistant professor of Communication at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is also a Research Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School of Government’s Shorenstein Center for Media and Public Policy, where she works on the Technology and Social Change team. Dr. Gipson is an interdisciplinary communication scholar whose research areas include digital and social media environments, Black feminist digital/technology studies, and the intersection of race, gender, social media, and power. Her work examines how social media platforms facilitate civic engagement within Black communities. Her current research takes an intersectional approach to analyzing how anti-Black discourses manifest themselves in everyday discursive exchanges within Black social media spaces.