Stefanie Duguay is the director of the Digital Intimacy, Gender and Sexuality (DIGS) Lab and Director of the Media and Materiality Research Cluster at Milieux. She is a Concordia University Research Chair (New Scholar) and Associate Professor in Communication Studies.
Her research focuses on the influence of digital media technologies in everyday life, with particular attention to sexual and gender identity and social media. This has included studies of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer (LGBTQ) people’s social media use, dating apps, self-presentation, and everyday activism with the use of mixed traditional and digital research methods. Her research and teaching demonstrate a commitment to fostering inclusive spaces for knowledge exchange and producing research that reveals power relations in sociotechnical systems.