Associate Professor of Political Science, University at Albany, SUNY; Founding Member, Our Data Bodies Project
Virginia Eubanks is an associate professor of political science at University at Albany, SUNY and founding member of the Our Data Bodies Project, a group that looks at how digital data collection impacts human rights. For two decades, Eubanks has worked in community technology and economic justice movements. She is the author of Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor and of Digital Dead End: Fighting for Social Justice in the Information Age; she co-edited Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody Turn Me Around: Forty Years of Movement Building with Barbara Smith. Her writing about technology and social justice has appeared in The Guardian,The Nation, Harper’s, and Wired.