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Kathy Carbone is an Assistant Professor in the School of Information at Pratt Institute. She is also the director, co-founder, and archivist of The Amplification Project: Digital Archive for Forced Migration, Contemporary Art, and Action, a community-led, participatory digital archive that documents, preserves, and shares art and activism related to displacement, border crossing, and refugeehood. Carbone’s research interests broadly focus on intersections between archives, contemporary art, memory, social justice, human rights, and participatory digital cultural heritage practices. Carbone holds a Ph.D. in Information Studies from UCLA, an MLIS from Kent State University, an MA in Dance and Music, and a BFA in Dance from Ohio University. 

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