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Britt Paris

Assistant Professor Library & Information Science

Rutgers University School of Communication and Information

About Britt

Britt S. Paris is a critical informatics scholar studying how groups build, use, and understand information systems according to their values, and how these systems influence evidentiary standards and political action. She is currently thinking about new Internet infrastructures and current debates over artificial intelligence-generated information objects. Previously, she has published work on Internet infrastructure projects, digital labor, and civic data, analyzed through the lenses of critical, feminist, and decolonial theory.

She has her MA in Media Studies from the New School in New York City and her PhD in Information Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. She joined the faculty at Rutgers University as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science in Fall 2019.

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