Raven Maragh is a first-year doctoral student at the University of Iowa in Communication Studies. Her research interests include social media and racial and gender performance. Her master's thesis focused on the phenomenon of 'acting white' on Twitter. She conducted in-depth interviews and content analyses of participants' tweets. She is particularly interested in the online presence and presentation of self in this respect. The focus on the internet as a fluid environment undergirds her approach to understanding technology and social media as an ever-evolving interface, experience, and space.