Biography

Dr. Mary K. Bryson (http://ubc.academia.edu/MaryKBryson) is Professor of Education (Language and Literacy Education, LLED) at the University of British Columbia and the author of multiple publications concerning the role of networked social media and information literacies in shaping access to knowledge and its mobilization. Dr. Bryson is the recipient of multiple awards for her interdisciplinary scholarship, including most recently, a Senior Fellowship at Stanford University’s Clayman Institute for Gender Research, and in 2000, the Canadian Women in the Spotlight, Wired Women “Pioneer in New Media” award. Emerging from scholarly engagements with queer and feminist theory, Mary Bryson’s program of research contributes significantly to scholarship at the interdisciplinary intersections of critical studies of gender, sexuality, health informatics and knowledge technologies.

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