Digital humanities, digital media, and technologies focusing on race, gender, and politics in global contexts.
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University
M.A. New York University,
B.A., Loyola University New Orleans
Emily Lynell Edwards is an Assistant Professor of Digital Humanities and Educational Technologist. Dr. Edwards currently serves as co-director of the grant Digital Humanities Across the Curriculum (DHAC), funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). She is also a General Editor at Digital Humanities Quarterly (DHQ). Her research focuses on the intersection of digital media, technologies, and platforms, and race, gender, and politics in global contexts.
Her research projects include a monograph in development on the spread of far-right Islamophobic digital communities in Germany and the United States that deploys feminist data analytic and investigative methods. Her other research project is entitled "Historicizing Aughts-Era Mormon Mommy Blogging Media Landscapes" and is funded by an Archives Unleashed Project grant of $11,500 (CAD). Her work has appeared in journals such as New Media & Society, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, and Glocalism: Journal of culture, politics and innovation.