Amy Gonzales

Associate Professor
Communication Department

Bio

How do the issues of poverty and inequality intersect with Communications, and what makes you passionate about these issues? 

The pandemic has shone a spotlight on longstanding inequalities in computing and internet access. These devices are essential for work, school, healthcare, and social services. Researching digital inequality is a way to understand the backbone of access to a range of resources that low-income families need to survive in the 21st century.