Gabriel E. Hales

Gabriel Hales

Ph.D. Student

  • Media & Information


Gabriel (he/him) is a PhD student within the department of Media and information. He is currently studying the network structure of cultures, specifically pertaining to social movements and radical climate activism. Gabriel (Gabe) is interested in the ability for such networks to form and how they do so, outlining the themes and shared understandings they create and disseminate. Gabe is currently working under the advisory of Dr. Keith Hampton and spends his time as a Teaching and Research Assistant for faculty within the department. If not working on projects relating to his degree and research, Gabe enjoys running, listening to podcasts, and spending time outside.

Prior to his current degree trajectory, Gabe completed his Master of Arts (2021) and Bachelor of Arts (2020) in Media and Information at Michigan State University. His thesis focused on the reciprocal norms associated within varying dimensions of culture.

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