Dr. Matthew Bui (he/him) is an assistant professor at the University of Michigan School of Information, and a faculty affiliate with the NYU Center for Critical Race and Digital Studies (CR+DS) and UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry (C2i2). Bui’s research examines the potential for, and barriers to, urban data justice, foregrounding the racial politics of data-driven technologies, policy, and initiatives. His research has received support from the Annenberg Foundation, Benton Foundation, Democracy Fund, Kauffman Foundation, and Urban Communication Foundation; and received scholarly recognition from the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) and the Research Conference on Communications, Information and Internet Policy (TPRC).
Prior to UMSI, Bui was a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow at the NYU Alliance for Public Interest Tech. He received his PhD and MA from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California.
Areas of interest
critical data studies, data justice and activism, race and technology, social media, urban data
PhD & MA, Annenberg School for Communication, University of Southern California
Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information Science and Technologies, Spatial Sciences Institute, University of Southern California
MSc, Media and Communication (Research), London School of Economics and Political Science
BA, Communication, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)