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Katie Mackinnon

Postdoctoral Fellow, Critical Digital Humanities Initiative, University of Toronto

Katie is a CLIR Postdoctoral Fellow with the Critical Digital Humanities Initiative (CDHI) at the University of Toronto (2022-2024). She completed her PhD at the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto in 2022. She researches social, infrastructural and political histories of the web, including early uses of the internet by young people in the 1990s, and ethical uses of historical platform data. Her work has been published in Internet Histories Journal, Journal of Information, Communication and Ethics in Society (JICES), Jeunesse, and Studies in Social Justice.


  • –present
    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto


  • 2022 
    University of Toronto, PhD in Information