Dr. Jess Reia
Jess Reia is an Assistant Professor of Data Science at the University of Virginia. Before joining UVA, they were appointed as Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Researcher at McGill University (2019-2021) and 2020-2021 BMO Fellow at the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Montréal. From 2011 to 2019, Reia worked as Professor and Project Manager at the Center for Technology & Society at FGV Law School in Rio de Janeiro. Reia is currently a member of MTL 24/24’s Night Council in Montreal. They work on public interest advocacy and research that addresses power relations between technologies, spaces, and people.