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Matthew Bui

Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Information

Dr. Matthew Bui (he/him) is a postdoctoral researcher and incoming assistant professor (starting Fall 2022) at the University of Michigan Schoolof Information. Bui’s research examines the potential for, and barriers to, urban data justice, foregrounding the racial politics of data-driven technologies, policy, and platforms. He is currently leading a study that investigates the discriminatory nature of targeted ads and launching a new project that explores how entrepreneurs of color navigate algorithmic bias. His research has received recognition and support from the Annenberg Foundation, Benton Foundation, DemocracyFund, and Kauffman Foundation; and the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) and Research Conference on Communications,Information and Internet Policy (TPRC).  

Previously, Bui was a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow at the NYU Alliance for Public Interest Tech and received his PhD from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California. He also attended the London School of Economics for his masters (MSc, Media & Communication Research) and graduated with honors from UCLA (BA, Communication).