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Brandeis Marshall is a computer scientist focusing on the racial, gendered and socioeconomic impact of data in technology.

She works to better understand how data flows through digital environments. She is Professor of Computer Science at Spelman College and faculty associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University. As a scholar and educator, she has also been a leader, developer and contributor to activities that support data literacy and understanding, sharing best data practices and broadening participation in tech, particularly in computer science and data science. Her interests includes designing data science pedagogy for marginalized communities and assessing the socio-technical impact of BlackTwitter. Brandeis holds a B.S. from University of Rochester, M.S. and Ph.D. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, all in computer science.


HBS Digital Initiative

Brandeis Marshall on the potential for data equity

Brandeis Marshall interviewed by Harvard Business School’s Digital Initiative

Feb 22, 2021