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Ashleigh Greene Wade is an Assistant Professor of English and African American Studies at Pennsylvania State University. Broadly speaking, her work encompasses the fields of Black girlhood studies, digital and visual media studies, Black Feminist theory, and digital humanities. Specifically, Wade studies Black girls’ digital practices in order to reveal what their content tells us about the role of digital technologies in everyday Black life. Wade has a Ph.D. in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers University and is an alumna of the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies Fellowship Program at the University of Virginia. Her work on digital Blackness and Black girls’ digital practices appears in The Black ScholarNational Political Science ReviewWomen, Gender, and Families of Color, and Visual Arts Research.
Contact Information: aware [at] psu [dot] edu