Associate Professor of Sociology and American Studies
Micki McGee is a sociologist and cultural critic whose research interests include sociological theory, sociology of art, culture, consumption, media, and mental health. Her publications include Self-Help, Inc.: Makeover Culture in American Life (Oxford, 2005), the edited volume Yaddo: Making American Culture (Columbia UP, 2008), about the institution and the artists and writers who spent time there, and articles in The Nation, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Afterimage, Art & Text, High Performance, and Social Text. She serves on the Social Text Editorial Collective, and has been involved in questions of data interoperability with the Compatible Data Initiative, funded with an NEH Digital Start-Up Grant.
network mapping, data interoperability, archival data capture, politics of digital publication and access