Ashleigh Greene Wade is Assistant Professor of Digital Studies, jointly appointed in Media Studies and African American Studies. Broadly speaking, her work traverses the fields of Black girlhood studies, digital and visual media studies, Black Feminist theory, and digital humanities. Wade has a Ph.D. in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers University and is an alumna of the Carter G. Woodson Institute for African American and African Studies Fellowship Program. Her work on digital Blackness appears in The Black Scholar, National Political Science Review, Women, Gender, and Families of Color, Visual Arts Research, and Camera Obscura: Feminism, Culture, and Media Studies. Wade’s forthcoming monograph, Black Girl Autopoetics: Agency and Possibility in Everyday Digital Practice (Duke University Press), explores the role of Black girls’ digital practices in documenting and preserving everyday Black life. 

Ashleigh Wade is a member of the Graduate Faculty.

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Assistant Professor
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Office Address: 

Minor Hall 229

Class Schedule: 

MDST/AAS 3760: Reading Black Digital Culture - Tues/Thurs 9:30am - 10:45am

MDST 7559: Social Media Methodologies - Thursday 2:00pm - 4:30pm

Office Hours: 

Tuesdays, 11am - 12:30pm and by appointment.