Joseph Reagle is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Northeastern. He’s been a resident fellow at the Berkman Klein Center at Harvard (in 1998 and 2010), and he taught and received his Ph.D. at NYU’s Department of Media, Culture, and Communication. As a Research Engineer at MIT’s Lab for Computer Science he served as an author and working group chair within the IETF and W3C on topics including digital security, privacy, and Internet policy. He also helped develop and maintain W3C’s privacy and intellectual rights policies (i.e., copyright/trademark licenses and patent analysis).
Dr. Reagle has degrees in Computer Science (UMBC), Technology Policy (MIT), and Media, Culture, and Communication (NYU). He has been profiled, interviewed, and quoted in national media, including The Economist and The New York Times. His current interests include life hacking, geek feminism, and online culture.
His books include:
- Hacking Life: Systematized Living and its Discontents (MIT Press, 2019)
- Reading the Comments: Likers, Haters, and Manipulators at the Bottom of the Web (MIT Press, 2015)
- Good Faith Collaboration: The Culture of Wikipedia (MIT Press, 2010).