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Alia Reza

Alia Reza

PhD Student

Alia's research focuses on museum curation and outreach with regards to how students of color interact with the information presented in museum contexts. Such work allows for the investigation of the needs of communities of color in relation to museum outreach, so we can begin to reevaluate the role of colonial institutions such as museums in diversity and representation. She also conducts work with through the iSchool Inclusion Institute (i3) on character representation in virtual games tied to microtransactions (in-game purchases made with real money) and the impacts representation and diversity have on players' purchasing practices.