Tressie McMillan Cottom
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Tressie McMillan Cottom

Tressie McMillan Cottom, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of sociology at Virginia Commonwealth University and faculty associate with Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society. She has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Dissent and is a former columnist at Slate and contributing writer at The Atlantic. Her research has been supported by the Microsoft Research Network's Social Media Collective, The Kresge Foundation, the American Educational Research Association and the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research. Millions List named her book "Lower Ed: The Troubling Rise of For-Profit Colleges in the New Economy" one of the most anticipated non-fiction books of 2016.

McMillan Cottom is a fan of many things but an uber fan of Dolly Parton, J. California Cooper and coffee.

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