RESEARCH

 
INTERESTS
Digital Media
Youth Studies
Feminist Media Studies
Foster Care 
Media Literacy
Ethnography
Participatory Research Methods 
Education

Ph.D. Media Studies 

University of Texas at Austin

M.A. Media Studies

University of Texas at Austin

B.A. Communication

University of Oklahoma

CURRENT PROJECTS
Social Support for Young People Who Have Experienced Foster Care 
Contemporary Media Representations of Foster Care 
Digital Storytelling and Media Education
Associations 
BOOKS
Worried About the Wrong Things: Youth, Risk, & Opportunity in the Digital World
2017, The MIT Press
Purchase

Association of Internet Researchers 

Society for Cinema and Media Studies 

National Association of Media Literacy Education 

Mediating Misogyny: Gender, Technology, and Harassment
J.R. Vickery and T. Everbach (Eds.)
2018, Palgrave
Purchase
The Digital Edge: How Black and Latino Youth Navigate Digital Inequality
S.Craig Watkins, Andres Lombana-Bermudez, Alexander Cho, Jacqueline Ryan Vickery, Vivian Shaw, & Lauren Weinzimmer
2018, NYU Press 
Purchase
OTHER
PUBLICATIONS

“I don’t have anything to hide, but…”: The challenges and negotiations of social and mobile media privacy for non-dominant youth.

 

Information, Communication, & Society, 18(3), 281-294

Talk Whenever, Wherever: How the U.S. mobile phone industry commodifies talk, genders youth mobile practices, and domesticates surveillance

 

Journal of Children and Media, 8(4), 387-403

 

 

The Curious Case of Confession Bear: Reappropriating online macro image memes

 

Information, Communication, and Society, 17(3), 301-325

The Role of After-School Clubs in Closing Participation Gaps and Expanding Social Networks

 

Equity & Excellence in Education, Special Issue Participation Gaps and Digital Literacies, 47(1), 78-95

Youth Teaching Youth: Learning to code as an example of interest-driven learning 

 

Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 57(5), 361-365

 “i HATE HATE HATE being single’ and ‘why is getting a bf so hard for me?’: Reproducing heteronormative femininity on gURL.com”

 

Girlhood Studies Journal, 2(1), 40-53

Media discourses of girls at risk and domestication of mobile phone surveillance 

 

Surveillance, Childhood and Youth - by Emmeline Taylor and Tonya Rooney (Eds.) 

Blogrings as Online Communities for Adolescent Girls 

 

 

Girl Wide Web 2.0: Revisiting Girls, the Internet, and the Negotiation of Identity by Sharon Mazzarella (Ed.)

TEACHING
Digital Media & Society
Teen Media
Gender & Digital Cultures
Community Media Education
Media & Social Change
Digital Literacy & Social Activism
New Media Theory
Social Media Strategies 

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