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danah boyd

principal researcher, Microsoft Research

danah boyd--no capitals, she got it legally changed--is a social media scholar, youth researcher and advocate. She is a senior researcher at Microsoft Research, teaches at NYU Media Culture and Communication, and is a fellow at Harvard Berkman Center.