Graduate Student

Cynthia is a PhD Student in the Department of Communication at UCSB. She received her BSc in Psychology with a minor in African American Studies at Howard University in 2017. She then went on to receive her MSc in Digital Anthropology at University College London in 2019, completing her master's thesis titled, Black Twitter: Temporality, (re)Spatializations, and Placemaking. Cynthia's research interests continue to lie at the intersection of all things digital, black culture, and community related, with a keen concentration on social media and the construction of worlds/reality.