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Northwestern School of Communication

Moya Bailey

Associate Professor
2240 Campus Dr,
Evanston, IL 60208
Activism, Black Studies, Communications, Digital Humanities, Disability Studies, Gender Studies, History of Medicine, Media Studies, Queer Theory/Sexuality Studies

Area(s) of Expertise

Feminist theory, Queer theory, Social Activism and Impact, Social Media

Affiliated Center(s)

Digital Apothocary
Moya Bailey

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Moya Bailey is an associate professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. Her work focuses on marginalized groups’ use of digital media to promote social justice, and she is interested 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 a co-author of #HashtagActivism: Networks of Race and Gender Justice (MIT Press, 2020) and is the author of Misogynoir Transformed: Black Women’s Digital Resistance (New York University Press, 2021). She was an MLK Visiting Scholar at MIT for the 2020–2021 academic year.