“Higher Education, Digital Transformation and COVID-19”
Tressie McMillan Cottom
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Photo credit: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Tressie McMillan Cottom, is an associate professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Information, Technology and Public Life (UNC) and 2020 MacArthur Fellow. She received a Ph.D. in Sociology at Emory in 2015. Dr. McMillan Cottom’s research spans higher ed, labor, race, class, gender and digital societies. She is the author of Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy and the award-winning essay collection Thick.
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