Dr. Carrie Smith chairs the Modern Languages and Cultural Studies department and is a professor of German studies at the University of Alberta. Her research is located at the intersection of feminist activism and digital culture, including its practices, products, politics, theories, and communities. She is a co-author of Awkward Politics: Technologies of Popfeminist Activism (McGill-Queens UP, 2016) and co-editor of Digital Feminisms (Routledge, 2016), and she co-manages the research commons Digital Feminist Collective.