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Sasha Costanza-Chock

Photo of Sasha Costanza-Chock sitting on a rainbow bench

Sasha Costanza-Chock (she/they/ella/elle) is a researcher and designer who works to support community-led processes that build shared power, dismantle the matrix of domination, and advance ecological survival. They are a nonbinary trans* femme. Sasha is known for their work on networked social movements, transformative media organizing, and design justice. Sasha is presently the Head of Research & Sensemaking at and Associate Professor at Northeastern University’s College of Arts, Media, & Design. Sasha is also a Faculty Associate with the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and a member of the Steering Committee of the Design Justice Network ( They are the author of two books and numerous journal articles, book chapters, and other research publications. Sasha’s latest book, Design Justice: Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need, was published by the MIT Press in 2020.

Throughout the Spring 2022 semester, around a dozen HASTAC Scholars engaged in a collaborative book review of Design Justice, modeling what a community of practice might look like in the academy and bringing and their diverse, interdisciplinary perspectives to broader audiences. Read their collaborative book review.