Gregory T. Donovan

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  • PhD The Graduate Center of the City University of New York
    MA Hunter College of the City University of New York
    BA Marymount Manhattan College

  • Prof. Donovan is interested in place, culture, and media; proprietary media; smart urbanism and social justice; social (re)production and digital youth; participatory action research; participatory design; geopolitics of internet access; geographies of surveillance; data power.

  • 2020. Canaries in the Data Mine: Understanding the Proprietary Design of Youth Environments. Palgrave MacMillan.

    2020. “Minor Data: Reading the ‘Smart’ City Through Engaged Pedagogy” in Critical Reading Across the Curriculum, Volume II: Social and Natural Sciences (eds. Robert J. Diyanni and Anton Borst). Wiley-Blackwell

    2019. Proceedings of the Mapping (In)Justice Symposium. New York, NY: Fordham University. (co-editor Jacqueline Reich)

    2014. Special Issue: Media and Methods for Opening Education. Issue5 of The Journal of Interactive Technology and Pedagogy. (co-editor Suzanne Tamang)

    2014. “Opening Proprietary Ecologies: Participatory Action Design Research with Young People”in Methodological Challenges When Exploring Digital Learning Spaces in Education (eds. G.B. Gudmundsdottir and K.B. Vasbø). Sense.

    2014. “iLearn: Engaging (In)Formal Learning in Young People’s Mediated Environments” in Informal Education, Childhood and Youth: Histories, Geographies, Practices (eds. S. Mills and P.Kraftl). Palgrave Macmillan.

    2012. Shoestring Democracy: Gated Condominiums and Market Rate Cooperatives in New York. Journal of Urban Affairs 34(3): 279-296. (co-authors Setha M. Low and Jen Jack Gieseking)

    2009. Cookie Monsters: Seeing Young People’s Hacking as Creative Practice. Children, Youth and Environments 19(1):198-223. (co-author Cindi Katz)

    • NMDD3880: Designing Smart Cities for Social Justice (Service-Learning)
    • NMDD1001: Explorations in Digital Design 
    • DTEM4480: Digital Media and Public Responsibility (EP4/Senior Values)
    • DTEM1401: Introduction to Digital Technology and Emerging Media
    • DTEM1402: Digital Cultures
    • PMMA5207: Mapping Injustice (Graduate Course)
    • Program Director, New Media and Digital Design
    • Affiliate Faculty, Urban Law Center, Fordham School of Law
    • Founding Coordinator, Fordham Digital Scholarship Consortium