Jenny Korn

Jenny Korn is a scholar-activist of race, gender, identity, and media with academic training in communication, sociology, theatre, public policy, and gender studies from Princeton, Harvard, Northwestern, and the University of Illinois at Chicago. Korn is a member of Mensa and recently won the Carl J. Couch Internet Research Award, which she received at the annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) in Phoenix. Her work has been published in Contexts; Feminist Media Studies; Hashtag Publics; The Journal of Economics and Statistics; Television, Social Media, and Fan Culture; Harvard University’s Transition, and more.

As a public scholar, Korn has been quoted by CNN, Colorlines, NPR, SXSW, Fox News, U.S. News & World Report, and other media outlets. Please connect with her on Facebook at, Twitter @JennyKorn or, LinkedIn at, Instagram at, and at
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Location: BSB 
Cohort Year: 2011