090116_nc_JLinabary_13Jasmine R. Linabary (PhD, Purdue University, 2017) is the associate director of research and operations for the Purdue Peace Project (PPP), an externally funded initiative dedicated to locally led peacebuilding in West Africa and Central America housed in the Brian Lamb School of Communication at Purdue University. Her emphasis is in organizing, new media, and social change, with particular interests in feminist and participatory methodologies. Her research program is dedicated to interrogating participation and its relationship to space within organizational processes to advance both communication theory and methodological practice. Her research focuses on the processes and implications of creating space for participation, particularly in the context of organizing for social change. For example, her dissertation project, funded through a Bilsland Dissertation Fellowship and a PROMISE Award from the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue, was a digital feminist participatory action research (D+FPAR) project examining the potentials and limitations of digital space for transnational feminist organizing.

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