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Lisa Nakamura

Professor | University of Michigan

Lisa Nakamura is the Gwendolyn Calvert Baker Collegiate Professor in the Department of American Cultures at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She is the founding director of the Digital Studies Institute at the University of Michigan and has been writing about digital media, race, and gender since 1994. She has written books and articles on digital bodies, race, and gender in online environments, on toxicity in video game culture, and the many reasons that Internet research needs ethnic and gender studies.

Nakamura was a member of the Just Tech Advisory Board from 2021 to 2023.


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