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Lee Humphreys
Associate Professor in Communication, Cornell University

Lee Humphreys is an associate professor in communication at Cornell University, New York State. She is the author of The Qualified Self: Social Media and the Accounting of Everyday Life (2018).

Written by Lee Humphreys