: an associate professor in the Department of Communication
at The University of Utah
, as well as an affiliated faculty member in the Department of Writing & Rhetoric Studies
: critical studies of communication technology, new media theory, software studies, basic Web design, and political economy of communication.
: network cultures and technologies, alternative social media, and the Dark Web.
: Reverse Engineering Social Media
(2014, Temple University Press), explores the architecture and political economy of social media. Winner of the 2015 Association of Internet Researchers Nancy Baym Award. Socialbots and Their Friends
(2016, Routledge), is a co-edited collection on socialbots.
: in New Media and Society, Social Media and Society, Television and New Media, Social Text,
: The Week
, The New Inquiry
, The Salt Lake Tribune
, Culture Digitally
, and RedThread
. You can also see more of my writing on my fancy “weblog
: in CBC, Deutschlandradio
, LA Times
, Congressional Quarterly
, San Francisco Weekly
, and The Salt Lake Tribune
. You can see more of my media appearances here