Matthew Bui

Matthew N. Bui (@matthew_bui) is a doctoral student and Graduate Fellow at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication.  His research examines the racial and cultural politics of geosocial media and other digital and datafied forms of place-based communication, such as Smart City open data portals.  He is particularly interested in advancing “urban data science” as a method of critique and leveraging urban data science to equip community organizers and advocates. He is the receipient of the 2018 UCF/IAMCR Urban Communication Research Grant for his project (Re)Claiming the Smart City: Los Angeles, Racial Capitalism, and Sociotechnical Representations of Space. You can view some of his research projects here.