Marcus Anthony Brooks
Marcus (he/him) is a Taft and Yates Fellow and PhD candidate in sociology at the University of Cincinnati. He researches race and racism, culture, and the internet. In his work Marcus interrogates how discourse and media are used to propagate racist and antiracist ideologies.His work has been published in Sociological Spectrum and Sociology of Race and Ethnicity, including the first-ever publication using primary historical documents to unearth the life and work of a little-known Atlanta University sociologist, Augustus Granville Dill. His dissertation project, You Can’t Talk About That in the #CancelCulture: Technological Impacts on Racial Discourse examines how technological structures mediate how we talk about race on social media. Marcus has two cats, Nina and Billie, and lives in Nashville.