University of Pennsylvania | Ph.D. Communication | Exp. 2024

> Dissertation: impact of cyber-sexual violence on adolescent girls

The New School | M.A. Media Studies | 2018

> Fulbright Scholar, US-UK Fulbright Award for Postgraduate Study

> Thesis: Comparative study of Digital Feminist Activism across 12 countries      
University of Warwick | Teach First: Postgraduate Certificate in Education | 2013
University of Cambridge | B.A. Politics, Psychology, and Sociology | 2012

Maddocks, S., Siegel, J., Eaton, A. A., & Agarwal, S. (2024). Who is Invited to the Metaverse? Analyzing Media Coverage of an Emerging Virtual World. Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking. 27:1, 76-82.

Banet-Weiser, S. & Maddocks, S. (2023). 'Networked Misogyny on TikTok: A Critical Conjuncture.' In Routledge Companion to Gender, Media and Violence. Karen Boyle & Susan Berridge (Eds). August 25th

Maddocks, S. & Parfaite, F. (2023). 'Watch Me Pretend to Punch my Girlfriend”: Exploring Youth Responses to Viral Dating Violence.' Feminist Media Studies Journal. March 9.

Maddocks, S. (2022) ‘MeToo: The Impact of Rape Culture in the Media: Book Review'. International Journal of Communication. Vol. 16. 

Maddocks, S. (2021). 'Feminism, Activism and Non-Consensual Pornography: Analyzing Efforts to End 'Revenge Porn' in the United States.' Feminist Media Studies Journal, April 12.  Maddocks, S. (2020). ‘A Deepfake Porn Plot Intended to Silence Me’: Exploring Continuities Between Pornographic and ‘Political’ Deep Fakes. Porn Studies Journal, June 4
Maddocks, S. (2019). ‘From Non-Consensual Pornography to Image-Based Sexual Abuse: Charting the Course of a Problem with Many Names’. Australian Feminist Studies Journal, 33:97, 345-361.

Blog: The Metaverse is Open for Business, But Not All Are Invited. (2024). Psychology Today.
Interview: What is deepfake porn and why is it thriving in the age of AI? (2023). Penn Today
Interview: Anti-Abortion Disinformation & Maternal-Fetal Medicine. (2023). Media @ Risk.
Report: Image-Based Abuse: A Threat to Privacy, Safety, and Speech, (2023). Social Science Research Council.
Interview: Reflections with Mariel Richards (2021). Media @ Risk.
Report: ‘Reporting Without Platforming: How News Media Coverage Feeds the Trolls’. (2021).
Interview: ‘Reflections with Carrie Goldberg: Victim’s Rights Attorney’. (2020). Media @ Risk.
Podcast: ‘Fearless Speech: Advancing Cyber-Civil Rights’. (2019). Media @ Risk. Op-Ed.: ‘Revenge porn: 5 Important Reasons Why We Should Not Call It By That Name’. (2019). Article: ‘The Badass Army: A Radical Response to Cyber-Sexual Harassment’. (2019). Center on Digital Culture and Society.

Center for Media at Risk, University of PennsylvaniaFellow, 2019 – present
Netter Center for Community Partnerships, University of PennsylvaniaFellow, 2020 – 2023

Center for Media at Risk Symposium: Image-Based Abuse. 

Organizer, December 2021.

Engage Media Lab, The New School for Public EngagementCo-ordinator, 2016 – 2018
The Sutton TrustDevelopment Officer, 2014 – 2016

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USACourse Instructor, 2020-2023 (Summer)Digital Media, Inequality and Cyber-Civil Rights
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USACourse Instructor, 2022COMM 356: Youth, Digital Culture, and Online Harassment: A Participatory Research Workshop National Citizen Service, London, EnglandYouth Inclusion Mentor, 2019  Barton Peveril College, Southampton, EnglandTeacher and Guidance Counselor 2018 – 2019
Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts, The New School, N.Y., USATeaching Fellow: Introduction to Feminist Thought and Action, 2017 – 2018 Campus Children’s Holidays, Liverpool, EnglandProgram Coordinator, 2010 – 2015 St Anne’s Catholic High School, Southampton, EnglandTeacher of English, 2012 - 2014 Moseley High School, Birmingham, EnglandTeacher of English, Teach First, 2012 - 2013


'Addressing deepfake image abuse'.  Synthetic Futures Symposium, March 2022. (Panel chair).

“'Watch Me Pretend to Punch my Girlfriend': What Happens When Dating Violence Goes Viral?” 72nd Annual International Communication Association Conference. May 2022. (Panel Chair).

‘Don’t Feed Those Trolls Either: How Media Outlets Frame Women Who Troll’. Conference Presentation. 71st Annual International Communication Association Conference. May 30th 2021 (Invited Speaker).
'What Could a Biden Administration Achieve for Reproductive Rights?' Roundtable With ReWire News Group. May 21, 2021. (Panel Chair).
From ‘revenge porn’ to ‘sextortion’: Causes and Impacts of Image-Based Sexual Abuse. Panel Presentation, The Empowerment of Girls in the Digital Age, NGO CSW64 Forum, December 1st 2020. (Panelist).  ‘A Feminist Intervention in all but Name: Combating Non-consensual Pornography in the United States’. Conference Presentation. 70th Annual International Communication Association Conference. May 21st, 2020. (Invited Speaker). ‘Revenge Pornography and the Male Gaze’, The New School, May 3rd, 2018. (Guest Lecturer) ‘Responding to Revenge Porn’ Invited presentation, Fulbright New York and The New School Open Salon, March 26th, 2018. (Invited Speaker).

Meta, on a content moderation tool for NCIIOpenAI, on an image-modeling toolChayn, on research protocols Dutch Government, on policy responses to deep fakes
Sexual Assault Counselor, WOAR Philadelphia Center Against Sexual Violence, (2022 - Present)Senior Mentor, Collective for the Advancement of Multimodal Research Arts (2020- Present)Advisor, Penn Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Thesis Program (2020 - Present)Volunteer, Philabundance, (2020)Committee Member, Annenberg Graduate Council (2020)Application Reader, US-UK Fulbright Scholarship Program (2019)Conference Organizer, Screening Scholarship Media Festival (2019)Conference Volunteer, Black Feminist Centered Forum on Disrupting Sexual Violence (Oct 2019)
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