Status in the Age of Social Media: Johanna Blakley & Elizabeth Currid-Halkett in Conversation

Lear Center managing director Johanna Blakley researches a wide variety of topics, including cultural diplomacy, entertainment education, celebrity culture, digital media, and fashion. Elizabeth Currid-Halkett is the James Irvine Chair in Urban and Regional Planning and professor of public policy at the University of Southern California.


The two recently sat down to discuss the surprising ways that people craft and communicate their social status, both online and in real life. Read a transcript of their conversation.

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