Raven Maragh-Lloyd's research focuses on Black digital media practices and their connections to power, resistance and longstanding efforts of community building and preservation.
Raven Maragh-Lloyd received her Ph.D. in Communication and Media Studies from the University of Iowa in 2018. Her work primarily highlights the ways that Black and African-American publics tap into long existing media channels of communication toward the goals of community and visibility. Her scholarship and teaching centers critical race and gender studies in investigating the social and cultural tools used to challenge established institutions and narratives.
Journal articles and book chapters:
"#ThanksgivingClapbacks and Articulations of Black Familial Traditions as Resistance." In L.K. Lopez (Ed.), Studying Race and Media.
NYU Press, 2020.
"Civic Debate and Self Care: Black Women's Community Care Online." in J. Rosenbaum-Andre & G. Bouvier (Eds.), Twitter, the Publick Sphere and the Chaos of Online Deliberation. Palgrave-MacMillan Press
L'Pree Corsbie-Massay, C. & Maragh, R.
(2019). "'What are you?': Lessons from multiracial Caribbeans for an increasingly mixed world." In R. Tsagarousianou & J. Retis (Eds.), The Handbook of Diasporas, Media, and Culture.