Urbana, IL 61801
Brooklyne Gipson is an Illinois ACLS/DRIVE Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellow in the Digital Humanities at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Gipson is an interdisciplinary communication scholar whose areas of research 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.
Ph.D., Communication, University of Southern California, 2020
M.A., Communication, University of Southern California, 2019
M.S., Digital Social Media, University of Southern California, 2015
B.A., History and Afro-American Studies, University of California, Los Angeles