Who's there? The science of imagined surveillance
30 Apr 2021
Who's there? The science of imagined surveillance

With more of day-to-day life taking place online, the sense we’re being watched is hard to ignore. But is there a way to hide our personal personas from professional prospects? Canvas8 spoke to Dr. Brooke Duffy about how students are altering their digital presence to resist employer surveillance.

Dr. Brooke Erin Duffy

Dr. Brooke Erin Duffy is an associate professor at Cornell University in the Department of Communication and Feminist, Gender & Sexuality Studies. Her areas of interest include social media; gender, identity, and inequality; digital labor, cultural work amid platformization; and, promotional culture. She’s the author of ‘(Not) Getting Paid to Do What You Love: Gender, Social Media, and Aspirational Work’.

Megan Carnegie

Megan Carnegie is a journalist and editor. She has written for Courier, Time Out, Guardian Weekend, Creative Review, The Telegraph, Evening Standard, and more. Outside of work, she can be found reading, running, and killing off her houseplants.