About Raven

Raven Maragh-Lloyd is a media studies scholar whose research examines the intersections between race, gender, and digital media culture. She is currently working on her book project, Strategic Rearticulations of Black Resistance in the Digital Age, which explores the shifting nature of Black resistance strategies online. More broadly, Maragh-Lloyd is interested in Black publics online who deploy their social and cultural tools in order to challenge media institutions and narratives. Although she primarily uses qualitative methods, such as interviews and discourse analysis in her work, she also collaborates with social science and computer science colleagues to explore the connections between critical cultural scholarship and ‘big data’ analysis. Ultimately, her scholarship makes central the ways that Black and African-American counterpublics tap into long existing channels of communication toward the goals of community, survival, and visibility.