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Chelsea Peterson-Salahuddin

Assistant Professor/Post Doc/Presidential Fellow, School of Information Email: [email protected] Phone: 734/764-5876
Office: School of Information/105 S State St Faculty Role: Faculty Potential PhD Faculty Advisor: Yes Interview News About Chelsea Peterson-Salahuddin

Biography

Dr. Peterson-Salahuddin's research focuses on the culturally specific ways marginalized communities, most often Black women, femmes, and queer folks engage with mass and digital communications technologies to seek information, produce knowledge, and build community, as well as ways the infrastructure of these technologies help these communities to overcome or continue to replicate systemic barriers to equity.

Her research has been published in the peer-reviewed journals Critical Studies in Media Communication, New Media and Society, and Social Media + Society. Chelsea received her MA and Ph.D. in Media, Technology, and Society from Northwestern University, and her BA in Political Science and Media Studies from Vassar College. Before pursuing a career in academia, Chelsea worked at CBS This Morning as an Editorial Producer.

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Pronouns

she/her/hers

Areas of interest

Critical Digital Studies, Critical Algorithmic Studies, News Information, Activism, Black Feminism, Qualitative Methods

Education

Northwestern University, M.A./ Ph.D.

Vassar College, B.A.

News about Chelsea Peterson-Salahuddin

UMSI Research Roundup. Doc on the Tok. Getting Cozy with Causality. Recent publications by UMSI faculty and PhD students.
Doc on the Tok | Getting Cozy with Causality: UMSI Research Roundup

Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. 

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UMSI Research Roundup. What are you doing, TikTok? | Dragons made of seaweed. Check out UMSI faculty and PhD student publications.
What are you doing, TikTok? | Dragons made of seaweed: UMSI Research Roundup

Recent UMSI faculty and PhD student publications. 

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