Lauren Ilano is a third year doctoral student in the Higher Education and Organizational Change division of the Graduate School of Education and Information Studies at UCLA, where she is also pursuing a Concentration Certificate in Asian American Studies. She holds a B.A. in Gender Studies and Psychology from UC Davis. Lauren’s research explores emerging forms of civic engagement undertaken by Students of Color to contest persistent inequalities in higher education. She also works as a Graduate Mentor for the McNair Scholars Program at UCLA’s Academic Advancement Program.
Britt Paris is a doctoral student in the Information Studies Department at UCLA. Her dissertation research focuses on discourses of time surrounding Internet protocols. She has also published on Internet infrastructure projects, digital labor, police officer-involved homicide data and environmental justice regulation evaluated through the theoretical lenses of critical data studies, philosophy of technology and information ethics.