Publications & Public Works


Peer Reviewed Publications and Book Chapters:

Research Reports:

Public Scholarship:

  1. Agbebiyi, K., Hamid, S. T., Kuo, R., & Mohapatra, M. (2020). Abolition cannot wait: Visions for transformation and radical world-building. Wear Your Voice Mag.
  2. Amrute, S. (2020). Automation won’t keep front-line workers safe. Slate.
  3. Amrute, S., & Guzmán, R. L. (n.d.). How to cite like a badass feminist tech scholar of color. New York: Data & Society.
  4. Amrute, S., Rosenblat, &., & Callaci, B. (2020). The robots are just automated management tools. Data & Society Points.
  5. Amrute, S., Rosenblat, A., & Callaci, B. (2020). Why are good jobs disappearing if robots aren’t taking them? Data & Society Points.
  6. Benjamin, R. (2020). (In)visible portraits: Rewriting our cultural code. Kind.est.
  7. Bonilla, Y., & Hantel, M. (2016). Visualizing sovereignty: Cartographic queries for the digital age. sx archipelagos.
  8. Broussard, M. (2015). The irony of writing online about digital preservation. The Atlantic.
  9. Broussard, M. (2017). Broken technology hurts democracy. The Atlantic.
  10. Broussard, M. (2018). Self-driving cars still don’t know how to see. The Atlantic.
  11. Broussard, M. (2018). Why the Scots are such a struggle for Alexa and Siri. The Herald.
  12. Broussard, M. (2019). When binary code won’t accommodate nonbinary people. Slate.
  13. Broussard, M. (2020). When algorithms give real students imaginary grade. New York Times.
  14. Bui, M. N., & Moran, R. E. (2018). Race, ethnicity, and communications policy debates: Making the case for critical race frameworks in communications policy. Benton Institute for Broadband & Society.
  15. Cho, M. (2018). Three ways that BTS and its Fans are redefining liveness. Flow Journal.
  16. Chun, W. H. K. (2017). Virtual segregation narrows our real life relationships. Wired.
  17. Cifor, M., Garcia, P., Cowan, T. L., Rault, J., Sutherland, T., Chan, A., Rode, J., Hoffmann, A. L., Salehi, N., & Nakamura, L. (2019). Feminist data manifest-no.
  18. Figueroa-Vásquez, Y., & Bonilla, Y. (2020). A white scholar pretended to be black and Latina for years. This is modern minstrelsy. The Guardian.
  19. Hamilton, A. M. (2020). What’s missing from corporate statements on racial injustice? The real cause of racism. MIT Technology Review.
  20. Jackson, S. J. (2019). Twitter made us better. New York Times.
  21. Jackson, S. J. (2020). The headlines that are covering up police violence. The Atlantic.
  22. Jules, B. (2015). Preserving social media records of activism. Medium.
  23. Jules, B. (2016). Confronting our failure of care around marginalized people in the archives. Medium.
  24. Jules, B. (2016). DocNow as community. Medium.
  25. Jules, B. (2016). We’re all bona fide. Medium.
  26. Kak, A., & Richardson, R. (2020). Artificial intelligence policies must focus on impact and accountability. Centre for International Governance Innovation.
  27. Kuo, R. (Ed.) (2018). Building an Asian American feminist movement. Asian American Feminist Collective. [Zine.]
  28. Kuo, R. (Ed.) (2019). How to make history. Asian American Feminist Collective. [Zine.]
  29. Kuo, R. (Ed.) (2020). Care in the time of coronavirus. Asian American Feminist Collective. [Zine.]
  30. McIlwain, C. (2020). Before #BlackLivesMatter: The roots of black digital activism. Yes! Magazine.
  31. McIlwain, C. (2020). Of course technology perpetuates racism. It was designed that way. MIT Technology Review.
  32. McIlwain, C. (2020). Silicon Valley’s cocaine problem shaped our racist tech. The Guardian.
  33. Nelson, A. (2020). Weapons for when bigotry claims science as its ally. Nature.
  34. Noble, S. U. (2012). Missed connections: What search engines say about women. Bitch Magazine, 12(4), 37-41.
  35. Noble, S. U. (2020). The enduring anti-Black racism of Google search. OneZero.
  36. Noble, S. U. (2020). What big philanthropy can learn from big tech. Knight Foundation.
  37. Peterson, L., & Dinkins, S. (2020). What Atlanta can teach tech about cultivating black talent. Wired.
  38. Pham, M.-H. T. (2014). Fashion’s cultural-appropriation debate: Pointless. The Atlantic.
  39. Pham, M.-H. T. (2017). The high cost of high fashion. Jacobin.
  40. Pham, M.-H. T. (2020). As fashion lines are praised for making face masks, don’t ignore garment workers. Truthout.
  41. Pixley, T. (2017). A new focus: Why we need more visual journalists and editors of color. Nieman Reports.
  42. Pixley, T. (2017). The Western gaze: On photojournalism & challenging harmful representation. PhotoVoice.
  43. Richardson, A. V. (2020). Smartphone witnessing becomes synonymous with black patriotism after George Floyd’s death. Blavity.
  44. Richardson, A. V. (2020). Mobile phone videos of black people dying are sacred, like lynching photographs. Consortium News.
  45. Richardson, A. V. (2021). We have enough proof. Vox.
  46. Richardson, R. (2019). Win the war against algorithms: Automated Decision Systems are taking over far too much of government. Daily News.
  47. Richardson, R., & Kak, A. (2020). It’s time for a reckoning about this foundational piece of police technology. Slate.
  48. Rosa-Salas, M. (2017). The limits of equality branding. In Media Res.
  49. Taylor, T. (2015). Saving sound, sounding black and voicing America: John Lomax and the creation of the “American voice.” Sounding Out!: The Sound Studies Blog.
  50. Woolley, S., boyd, d., Broussard, M., & Made (2016). How to think about bots. Vice.
  51. Zhang, E. (2020). Fashion as collective action. Fashion Studies Journal.

Presentations and Other Media:

Reimagining the Internet: Charlton McIlwain, Black Software (March 30, 2021)
White Surveillance and Black Digital Publics (February 3, 2021, featuring Allissa Richardson and Apryl Williams)
Smash the Mainframe: The Collision Between Civil Rights and Computing (February 2, 2021, featuring Charlton McIlwain)
The Fight For the Future: Organizing In and Around the Tech Industry (January 22, 2021, featuring Safiya Noble)
Safiya U. Noble and Tristan Harris | TIME100 Talks (October 20, 2020)
2020 Morison Prize and Lecture: Dr. Alondra Nelson (October 19, 2020)
Viral Justice: Pandemics, Policing, and Portals with Ruha Benjamin (July 16, 2020)
Policing Without the Police: Race, Technology and the New Jim Code (July 8, 2020, featuring Ruha Benjamin)
Bearing Witness While Black: Technology, Race, and Documenting the Movement for Black Lives (June 26, 2020, featuring Allissa Richardson)
City Arts & Lectures presents Ethics & Race in Tech (June 1, 2020, featuring Ruha Benjamin)
Indie Film Town Hall Part 2 (May 28, 2020, featuring Aymar Jean Christian)
Racial Capitalism and the COVID-19 Catastrophe (May 10, 2020, featuring Ruha Benjamin)
Vision Episode 3: Flattening the Infodemic – Part 3: Safiya Umoja Noble (May 7, 2020)
The Fact of Blackness: COVID-19, Medical Data, and the Racial Design of Public Health (May 7, 2020, featuring Tamara K. Nopper)
Virtual Town Hall: Bridging the Digital Divide During COVID-19 (April 29, 2020, featuring Desmond Patton)
COVID-19 Expert Panel April 23, 2020 (April 23, 2020, featuring Allissa Richardson)
Black skin, white masks: Racism, vulnerability & refuting black pathology [Transcript] (April 15, 2020, featuring Ruha Benjamin)
Community, art and the vernacular in technological ecosystems. (April 6, 2020, featuring Stephanie Dinkins)
Science Sex and Gender: Women’s History Month 2020 (March 23, 2020, featuring Moya Bailey)
Ruha Benjamin on “The New Jim Code? Race, Carceral Technoscience, and Liberatory Imagination” (October 29, 2019)
Databite No. 121, Part 2: Mutale Nkonde (June 11, 2019)
Why Intersectional TV Matters and How Artists Can Break In (May 14, 2019, featuring Aymar Jean Christian)
Fieldnotes: Lisa Nakamura interviewed by Alexander Cho (May 13, 2019)
2019 Kilgour Lecture by Meredith D. Clark (April 30, 2019)
Hector Amaya – Almost Failing: Mexico’s Violence, Space, and Discourse (April 30, 2019)
Expert Interview with Dr. Brendesha Tynes (December 27, 2018)
Farida Vis @ MisinfoCon DC (August 22, 2018)
Databite No. 109: Safiya Umoja Noble (May 22, 2018)
NSL Bites: Kadija Ferryman, PhD, Discusses the Future of Precision Medicine (March 17, 2018)
Digital Black Feminist Discourse and the Legacy of Black Women’s Technology Use (November 29, 2017, feature Catherine Knight Steele)
Sarah J. Jackson – #Hashtag Activism: The Rise and Influence of Networked Counterpublics (July 14, 2017)
They are Children: How Posts on Social Media Lead to Gang Violence | Desmond Patton | TEDxBroadway (May 15, 2017)
Black Bodies, Social Justice, and the Archive: Tonia Sutherland (March 15, 2017)
Catherine Knight Steele Digital Dialogue: ‘Deviant Black Bodies and Embodied Black Feminism in the Blogosphere’ (October 12, 2016)
Open TV: developing platforms for indie arts and artists | Aymar Jean Christian | TEDxNorthwesternU (May 26, 2015)
From park bench to lab bench – What kind of future are we designing? | Ruha Benjamin | TEDxBaltimore (February 5, 2015)
Omar Wasow on balancing Transparency with privacy of individual citizens (October 2, 2012)