Joseph Reagle

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Joseph Michael Reagle Jr.
Joseph Reagle
Joseph Reagle, 2008
Residence Cambridge, Massachusetts
Nationality United States of America
Citizenship United States of America
Education University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, New York University
Occupation Professor, Author
Employer Northeastern University
Organization Berkman Center for Internet and Society
Known for Studies of Wikipedia and the free culture gender gap
Notable work Good Faith Collaboration
Title Assistant Professor
Awards TR35

Joseph Michael Reagle Jr. is an American academic and author focused on technology and Wikipedia. He is Assistant Professor of Communication Studies at Northeastern University, and a faculty associate at Harvard University's Berkman Center for Internet and Society.[1]


Reagle was a longtime member of the World Wide Web Consortium.[2] Reagle wrote his Ph.D. thesis on Wikipedia editing, which he described as stigmergy. In 2002, he was listed as one among Technology Review's TR35.[3]


Reagle wrote the bestselling book Good Faith Collaboration, which is about Wikipedia, its history, its real life and theoretical precursors, and the culture which has developed around it.

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