Catherine Baker


Catherine Baker is a Researcher with DCU Anti-Bullying Centre. She completed her PhD with the Online Civic Culture Centre at Loughborough in 2022, examining how the misogynist incel community leverage digital affordances to curate and distribute ideology to a mass audience. She is currently employed with DCU Anti-Bullying Centre on the EU-funded Gender Equality Matters (GEM) project, a primary education prevention programme aimed at addressing attitudes and norms that underlie gender-based bullying and gender-based violence. Her research interests primarily focus on gender, misogyny, digital media, counter-epistemic communities and social media platforms. Recent publications include a chapter on post-truth identities in the Routledge Companion to Media Misinformation and Populism.

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