Safiya U. Noble, Ph.D.

Safiya U. Noble, Ph.D.



Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

(invited, 2016) Surveillance literacy: A political economy of African American death and dying on the Internet. Media, Culture and Society. 

Noble, S.U. (2016). A Future for Intersectional Black Feminist Technology Studies. Scholar & Feminist Online. (13.3-14.1), 1-8.

Roberts, S. T. and Noble, S. U. (2016). Empowered to name, inspired to act: Social responsibility and diversity as calls to action in the LIS context. Library Trends.

Cooke, N.A., Sweeney, M. and Noble, S.U. (2016) Social Justice as Topic and Tool: An Attempt to Transform a LIS Curriculum and Culture. Library Quarterly.

Noble, S. U. (2013). Google Search: Hyper-visibility as a Means of Rendering Black Women and Girls InvisibleInVisible Culture: Issue 19.

Noble, S. U. (2014). Trayvon, Race, Media and the Politics of Spectacle.The Black Scholar.44(1).

Noble, S. U., Sweeney, M., Austin, J., McKeever, L., Sullivan, E. (2014) Changing course: Collaborative reflections of teaching/taking ‘Race, Gender, and Sexuality in the Information Professions.’ Journal of Education for Library & Information Science. 55(3).

Noble, S. U. (2012) Geographic Information Systems: a Critical Look at the Commercialization of Public Information. Information in Human Geography: a New Radical Journal.


(in production) Noble, S. (2016). Algorithms of Oppression: Data Discrimination in the Digital Age. New York: New York University Press.

The Intersectional Internet: Race, Sex, and Culture Online. (2016) Safiya Umoja Noble, Brendesha M. Tynes (Eds). Peter Lang Digital Formations series. 285 pages.

Emotions, Technology and Design: Communication of feelings through, with and for technology (2016). Sharon Tettegah & Safiya Umoja Noble (Eds) Volume 4. London: Elsevier Publishers. 268 pages.

Peer Reviewed Book Chapters

(invited, under review, 2018) Neocolonial Digitalities in the Digital Humanities. In Debates in the Digital Humanities. Matthew Gold and Lauren Klein, (Eds). University of Minnesota Press.

(invited, 2017) Technological elites: The meritocracy and their post-racial myths In Race Post-Race: Culture, Critique, and the Color Line. Roopali Mukherjee, Herman Gray and Sarah Banet-Weiser (Eds).

(accepted, 2017) Michelle Rodino-Colocino, M., Niesen, M., Noble, S.U., Quail, C. (2017). Professors and (M)Others: Dismantling the “Maternal Wall.” In Surviving Sexism in Academia: Strategies for Feminist Leadership. Holly Hassel and Kristi Cole (Eds.)

(accepted) Leonard, D.W. and Noble, S. U. (2017). Black Student Lives Matter: Online Technologies and the Struggle for Educational Justice. In Digital Equity and Educational Opportunity, William G. Tierney, Zoe B. Corwin and Amanda Ochsner (Eds.) John Hopkins University Press.

Noble, S. U. and Roberts, S. T. (2016). Through Google colored glass(es): Emotion, class and wearables as commodity and control. In Emotions, Technology and Design, Eds. Safiya Umoja Noble and Sharon Tettegah. Elsevier; UK.

Senft, T. and Noble, S. (2013). Race and Social Media.  In The Routledge Handbook of Social Media. Eds. Senft, Theresa M., & Hunsinger, Jeremy. Routledge: NY.

Encyclopedia Entries

Noble, S.U. (December 2013) Search engine bias. In Encyclopedia of Social Media and Politics.  Ed. Kerric Harvey. SAGE Reference: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Other Publications

Noble, S. (2012). Missed Connections: What Search Engines Say about WomenBitch magazine, 12:4, Spring, pg. 37-41.

Noble, S. (2013). Google Equates Black Girls With Sex: Why? Opinion editorial for, a publication of the Washington Post. 

Noble, S. U. (2010). Community Informatics and Activism. In Proceedings of the e-Chicago 2009 conference. Edited, Williams, K. Dominican University, Chicago, IL.

Wolske, M., Williams, N. S., Noble, S., Johnson, E. O., Duple, R. Y. (2010) Effective ICT use for Social Inclusion. I-Schools, January 2010: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Noble, S. U. (2009). Toward a Definition of Community Informatics: Learning from Praxis in Higher Education & African-American Community-Based Initiatives, Prato Community CIRN Conference 2009. In Empowering communities: learning from community informatics practice, Editors: Larry Stillman, Graeme Johanson, Tom Denison, Centre for Community Networking Research, Caulfield School of IT, Monash University.

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