Current Research Areas: platforms, labor, social networks, migration, ethnography, filmmaking, media theory, STS
Ambar Reyes is a social science researcher. She is a first-year PhD student and holds a M.Sc. in Comparative Media Studies from MIT. Her work revolves around questions of labor, migration, media, and platforms. Currently, she is researching modes of community-building and network formation through digital platforms, and the way these are instrumental for Latin American indigenous migrant delivery workers in NYC to forge their own narrative of the role that they play in society.