Christopher Persaud

Digital Media Associate

Christopher Persaud is a digital media associate at Ideas on Fire, where he helps interdisciplinary scholars reach new audiences through podcasting and other digital media.

Christopher is passionate about intersectional social-justice advocacy work, particularly concerning the lives of queer people of color.His research interests play at the intersection of science and technology studies, queer theory, and digital game studies.

He is currently a research assistant to the Social Media Collective at Microsoft Research, has worked on the LGBTQ Video Game Archive, twice been an undergraduate summer research fellow at the Harvard Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, and has held other research positions in academic and private industry settings.

Christopher received his BA in sociology, French, and LGBT Studies from Temple University and in fall 2019, will join the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism as a PhD student.

Christopher Persaud