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UCLA Institute of American Cultures

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Information Studies

Current Project(s):

  • Professor Noble conducts research in socio-cultural informatics; including feminist, historical and political-economic perspectives on computing platforms and software in the public interest. Her research is at the intersection of culture and the political economy of information and technology in the design and use of applications on the Internet.

Available Publications/Books:

  • Noble, S.U. (2018). Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism. NYU Press, New York, NY.
  • The Intersectional Internet: Race, Sex, and Culture Online. (2016). Eds. Safiya Umoja Noble and Brendesha Tynes. Steve Jones, Series Editor. Peter Lang: Digital Formations Series, New York.
  • Noble, S. U. (2018). Critical Surveillance Literacy in Social Media: Interrogating Black Death and Dying Online. . Black Camera: An International Journal. Indiana University Press.
  • Noble, S.U. (2016). A Future for Intersectional Black Feminist Technology Studies. Scholar & Feminist Online. (13.3-14.1), 1-8.

Tagged: New Media, Internet Studies, Information Studies, African American Studies, Gender Studies, Media Studies, Digital Humanities