Jessie Daniels

Daniels is the author of two books, including White Lies (Routledge, 1997) and Cyber Racism, (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009), and a number of scholarly articles having to do with digital media and race, including a 2007 article commissioned by the MacArthur Foundation ( Her research interests include the social impact of digital media on social relationships, especially as this new media affects race, gender, sexuality. In particular, she is interested in the way social movements are using the Internet to shape the production of knowledge, including scientific knowledge related to health. Daniels has also worked outside the ivy-covered walls of academe, first as a producer for an Internet-based firm and later as the director for a large-scale research project about race, masculinity, and health at Rikers Island.

Going Public: A Conversation between Arlene Stein, Jessie Daniels, and the Berkeley Journal of Sociology

Introduction: When we decided to pivot the Berkeley Journal of Sociology to public sociology, we had to take stock of what was done before us. To guide us in our own project of relaunching a public sociology journal platform, we sought out resources for academic social scientists to translate their research to the public in […]