Brooke Erin Duffy, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication at Cornell University.

My teaching and research interests include  social media; creative industries; gender, feminism, and inequality;  and the impact of emergent technologies on work and labor. 



My specific areas of research include digital and social media industries; gender, identity, and inequality; online self-presentation; and the impact of new technologies on work and labor. 

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In the Media

My research and writing have been featured in The New York TimesThe Atlantic, Wired, Vox, Quartz, and Times Higher Education, among others. 

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Call for Papers

David Nieborg, Thomas Poell, and I are seeking abstract submissions to a special collection of Social Media & Society (open access journal) on "The platformization of cultural production". 

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(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love (Yale University Press, 2017)


-Named one of the "Top Tech Books of 2017" by Wired.

-Included in Entrepreneur's list of "8 Inspiring Books on Women Overcoming the Challenges of Working in Tech."