Safiya Noble is an Associate Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in the Department of Information Studies where she serves as the Co-Founder and the Co-Director of the UCLA Center for Critical Internet Inquiry. She holds appointments in African American studies and gender studies. She is a Research Associate at the Oxford Internet Institute at the University of Oxford and has been appointed as a Commissioner to the Oxford Commission on AI & Good Governance and The Aspen Institute Commission on Information Disorder. Noble is a board member of the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative, serving those vulnerable to online harassment. She is the author of a best-selling book on racist and sexist algorithmic bias in commercial search engines titled ‘Algorithms of Oppression: How Search Engines Reinforce Racism’ (NYU Press), which has been widely reviewed in scholarly and popular publications.