Lelia Hampton

MIT Department: Media Arts and Sciences
Undergraduate Institution: Spelman College
Faculty Mentor: Danielle Wood
Research Supervisor: Dr. Javier Stober
Website: Personal, LinkedIn


Lelia received her Bachelor’s from Spelman College (Class of 2020) in computer science and comparative women’s studies. Broadly, her research interests are using technology to help people and society. She plans to earn her Ph.D. in computer science. In her free time, she contributes to open source software and writes critiques of Black media through a Black feminist epistemological lens.

2019 Research Abstract