Katie Wells

Research Question: How can we respond to the concerns around the growing power of gig economy companies?

Mentors & Collaborators: Evan Barba (Communication, Culture & Technology), Lynn Overmann (Beeck Center for Social Impact + Innovation), Michelle De Mooy (Tech & Public Policy Program, McCourt School of Public Policy)

Bio: Katie Wells is a Fritz Fellow at Georgetown University’s Communication, Culture, and Technology program and the Beeck Center for Social Impact and Innovation. She is a geographer who writes about the changing relationship between tech, labor, and cities. She is an author of the book Disrupting D.C.: The Rise of Uber and the Fall of the City.