Katie is interested in histories of youth online in the late 1990s, focusing on public policy and social issues about the internet, youth action and intervention. She works with web archives to uncover hidden histories of community, sociality and play in networked publics. Her work has focused on the popular 90s web community, GeoCities.
Katherine (Katie) MackinnonSupervisor: Leslie Regan Shade
- Website: http://katiemackinnon.xyz/
youth and media, history of the web, web archives, social and policy issues surrounding the internet
M.A. History – University of Waterloo
B.A. History, Literature & World Cinema – McGill University
Committees or Affiliations:
eQuality Project RA to Leslie Shade