- Doctoral Student
Diami Virgilio studies group identification and Black politics online. His work focuses on critical and qualitative approaches to understanding how people use and are used by digital media.
Diami Virgilio's research interests include digital culture and politics, processes of identification online, data and credibility, and race and nationalism. He uses methods and frameworks derived from critical theory, ethnography, world history, and political economy. Prior to his arrival at Annenberg, he spent 16 years in the New York City non-profit social service sector in management, development, communications, and direct social services.
- B.A., City University of New York, 2015
- M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2019
From Myspace to GeoCities: Communication Scholars Investigate the Dead Platforms That Have Shaped Digital Culture
Annenberg researchers Muira McCammon and Jessa Lingel collected research on dead-and-dying digital platforms for a recent issue of Internet Histories