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Beth Coleman

Dr. Beth Coleman’s work focuses on the role of human agency in the context of media and data engagement. She is currently a Harvard University Faculty Fellow at Berkman Center for Internet and Society and a visiting professor at the Institute of Network Cultures, Hogeschool van Amsterdam. From 2005-2011, Coleman has been an assistant professor of comparative media studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she is the primary investigator of the Pervasive Media/City as Platform research and design lab. Her book Hello Avatar: Rise of the Networked Generation is published by the MIT Press.


Oct 18, 2011 @ 12:30 PM

Tweeting the Revolution: agency, collective action, and the negotiation of risk in a networked age

Beth Coleman, MIT

Beth will discuss her paper which looks at the impact of social media platforms on collective action. This event will be webcast live at 12:30PM ET.