from training.npr.org: https://training.npr.org/sources/tressie-mcmillan-cottom/
Tressie McMillan Cottom is an associate professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; a senior research fellow at the Center for Information, Technology and Public Life (UNC); associate faculty at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center; and 2020 MacArthur Fellow. Her research examines racial capitalism in platform economies and what she calls “hustleprenuership.”
McMillan Cottom is the author of the collection Thick: And Other Essays (2019), a finalist for the National Book Award, and Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy (2018).
Expertise: For-profit higher education, digital inequalities, platform economies, Black women’s issues, the gig economy
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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Heard in Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society’s Luncheon Series: Democratizing Ideologies and Inequality Regimes in Digital Domains
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