Center for Media at Risk Welcomes New Visiting Scholar for the 2024-2025 Academic Year

The Center for Media at Risk is thrilled to announce our new visiting scholar, Moya Bailey, for the 2024-2025 academic year.

An Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University, Moya Bailey is the founder of the Digital Apothecary and co-founder of the Black Feminist Health Science Studies Collective. Her work focuses on marginalized groups’ use of digital media to promote social justice, with a particular interest in how race, gender and sexuality are represented in media and medicine. She is the digital alchemist for the Octavia E. Butler Legacy Network and the Board President of Allied Media Projects, a Detroit-based movement media organization that supports an ever-growing network of activists and organizers. She is the co-author of #HashtagActivism: Networks of Race and Gender Justice (MIT Press, 2020) and the author of Misogynoir Transformed: Black Women’s Digital Resistance (New York University Press, 2021).