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About Gregory T. Donovan, Ph.D.

GTD is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication and Media Studies and an affiliate faculty member of the New Media and Digital Design Program at Fordham University. He is also a founding coordinator of the Fordham Digital Scholarship Consortium and co-chair of the Mapping (In)Justice Symposium: Digital Theory and Praxis for Critical Scholarship.

Donovan’s research explores the mutual shaping of people, place, and proprietary media, and how to reorient such shaping toward more just and meaningful publics. He is the author of Canaries in the Data Mine: Understanding the Proprietary Design of Youth Environments, co-editor of Issue 5 of The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy: Media and Methods for Opening Education, and a founder of the OpenCUNY Academic Medium. He received his Ph.D. in Environmental Psychology with a doctoral certification in Interactive Technology and Pedagogy from the CUNY Graduate Center.

Quick Links

– “Mapping (In)Justice Symposium: Digital Theory and Praxis for Critical Scholarship” – Symposium schedule (Nov 7-9, 2019), participant bios, and proceedings of the symposium.

– “Databite No. 78: Remixing Modes of Knowing and Belonging in the Urban Platform” – Recording of April 2016 Databite Talk at Data & Society Research Institute.

– “Making the Dissertation a More Public Medium for Critical Scholarship” – Contribution to Beyond the Dissertation as Proto-Monograph: Examples and Reflections  (co-contributors Cathy N. Davidson, Jade E. Davis, Amanda Licastro, and Nick Sousanis).

– “Introduction: Media and Methods for Opening Education” – Introduction to Issue 5 of The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy (co-author Suzanne Tamang).

– “Dataveillance and Everyday Consciousness in the Smart City” – ISOC-NY recording of May 2014 #TA3M Talk at New America Foundation NYC.

– “On Behalf of the Graduates” – Remarks from The CUNY Graduate Center’s Forty-Ninth Doctoral Commencement.