Dr. danah boyd is a Senior Researcher at Microsoft Research, a Research Assistant Professor in Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University, and a Fellow at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society. Her research examines the intersection of technology, society, and youth culture.
Currently, she's focused on research questions related to "big data", privacy and publicity, youth meanness and cruelty, and human trafficking. She co-authored Hanging Out, Messing Around, and Geeking Out: Kids Living and Learning with New Media. She was also involved in launching the Lady Gaga Born This Way Foundation.