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Perold, Colette Assistant Professor


Research Areas research areas



  • political economy, labor organizing, social media, media empire, history of computing, science and technology studies, social movement studies



courses taught

  • FYSM 1000 - First Year Seminar
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2021
    Provide first year students with an immersive experience in an interdisciplinary topic that addresses current issues including social, technical and global topics. Taught by faculty from across campus, the course provides students with an opportunity to interact in small classes, have project based learning experiences and gain valuable communication skills. Seminar style classes focused on discussion and projects.
  • MDST 1002 - Introduction to Social Media
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Summer 2021 / Fall 2021
    Introduces students to network structures and principles, the technology and infrastructures that allow them to flourish, and the cultures that grow up through and around them. Explores how social media enables community, how it assembles and empowers agents of change and how design informs individual and group behavior.
  • MDST 2001 - Introduction to Global Media
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 2021
    Explores a world in which new media have enabled humans to be joined in a global system of socio-cultural and economic relations. Underscores the political dimensions of global media, the convergence of global culture, and the ways in which values are produced. Prepares students to become critical of media practices and empowered as active civic participants.
  • MDST 4931 - Internship
    Primary Instructor - Summer 2021


International Activities

global connections related to teaching and scholarly work (in recent years)

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