Sociology Colloquium Series: Tressie McMillan Cottom

DEC 04, 2020 | 3:00 PM

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WHERE:

Online

WHEN:

December 04, 2020: 3:00 PM

ADMISSION:

Free

SPONSOR:

Ph.D. Program in Sociology

Description

“Higher Education, Digital Transformation and COVID-19” 

Tressie McMillan Cottom
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

 

Tressie McMillan Cottom
Photo credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation

Tressie McMillan Cottom, is an associate professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Information, Technology and Public Life (UNC) and 2020 MacArthur Fellow. She received a Ph.D. in Sociology at Emory in 2015. Dr. McMillan Cottom’s research spans higher ed, labor, race, class, gender and digital societies. She is the author of Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy and the award-winning essay collection Thick.

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