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Call for 2021-22 CITAP affiliates

April 23, 2021

Should you be a part of the CITAP affiliate community? We’re now accepting applications for accepting applications for both Faculty and Graduate Student Affiliates for the 2021-2022 academic year. Affiliates can come from a broad range of academic and research … Continued

Tressie McMillan Cottom named 2020 MacArthur Fellow

October 6, 2020

CITAP Senior Faculty Researcher Tressie McMillan Cottom was one of 21 fellows announced today by the MacArthur Foundation. In the fellowship citation, MacArthur recognized Dr. McMillan Cottom for “shaping discourse on highly topical issues at the confluence of race, gender, … Continued

Shannon McGregor receives Facebook Research Award

August 10, 2020

Dr. McGregor’s proposal “Political Identity Ownership” was selected as one of the winners of the Facebook Foundational Integrity Research: Misinformation and Polarization research awards.

Alice Marwick awarded Carnegie Fellowship

May 12, 2020

CITAP Researcher and Associate Professor of Communication Alice Marwick has been awarded a prestigious Andrew Carnegie Fellowship. Marwick will use the $200,000 of research funding to study narratives of online radicalization, asking how and why people come to believe fringe, … Continued

Tressie McMillan Cottom joining UNC SILS and CITAP

April 16, 2020

Author, professor, sociologist, and National Book Award finalist Tressie McMillan Cottom will join the faculty of the UNC School of Information and Library Science (SILS) as an associate professor, effective July 1. McMillan Cottom, who has won international acclaim for her research … Continued