Tressie McMillan Cottom

Assistant Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University
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Dr Tressie McMillan Cottom

Tressie McMillan Cottom is digital sociologist, professor, writer and columnist. She publishes and lectures around the world on inequality, higher education, technology and culture. She is the editor and author of several books, including the critically-acclaimed, “Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the U.S.” (The New Press).  With her colleagues, she has developed the first graduate degree programs in Digital Sociology. Professor Cottom’s research, writing, teaching, and speaking Dr. Cottom shapes national conversations about inequality in the digital society.