Brooke Erin Duffy, Ph.D., is an associate professor at Cornell University, where she holds appointments in the Department of Communication and the Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program.



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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collaborative projects

I'm working with four research colleagues at Cornell on an Institute for Social Sciences Collaborative Project on "Algorithms, Big Data, and Inequality."

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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."