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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

  • MDST 1002 - Introduction to Social Media
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2020 / Spring 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.


International Activities

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

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