Micki McGee

Paper Session 8: Mapping / Power and Privilege, Saturday 11/9 2:15pm-4:00pm

Micki McGee is an Associate Professor of Sociology and American Studies at Fordham University. She co-founded that university’s Digital Humanities Working Group in 2009, served as a founding member of NYCDH, and now serves as a Director of the Fordham Digital Scholarship Consortium. Her recent research includes a topic modeling project on a large corpus of autism spectrum disorders narratives. She is perhaps best-known for her widely-cited monograph, Self-Help, Inc: Makeover Culture in American Life, which offered one of first analyses of the role of self-improvement culture in neo-liberal contexts.