Linda Herrera

“Linda Herrera has written the best treatment of social media and contemporary politics that I have read.” – Robert W. McChesney, author of Digital Disconnect

Linda Herrera is a social anthropologist (PhD Columbia University) with regional specialization in the Middle East and North Africa. She lived in Egypt for seventeen years where she worked in the areas of the politics of education, youth cultural politics, and international development policy. She is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Education Policy, Organization, and Leadership at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a core faculty member in the Global Studies in Education progam.