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Melody Devries

Melody Devries

Media & Culture, Technology in Practice
Areas of ExpertiseAnthropology, Critical theory, Embodiment, Gender studies, Sociology, Ethnography, Digital methods, Interaction analysis, Qualitative

Building from a masters in anthropology, Melody's doctoral work uses ethnographic methods alongside sociological theories of material relations, performativity, and real-making to examine how online far-right politics exist in tandem with mainstream social conditions. She is a recipient of a Joseph-Armand Bombardier (CGS) doctoral scholarship and co-editor of the recent volume "Rise of the Far-Right: Technologies of Recruitment and Mobilization" (Rowman & Littlefield)