Ruby Ling

Ruby Ling is a Master's student at Simon Fraser University. Her background is in Criminology and Women's and Gender Studies. Her research interests focus on incels (involuntary celibates) and femcels (female incels). She is hoping to conduct netographic research on both groups through Reddit in order to gain a better understanding of what constitutes membership and what does membership within these groups entail. She hopes to provide further insight into the incel phenomenon by applying a gendered lenses and a feminist framework. Her goal in doing this is to contribute to the ongoing literature about online extremist groups.

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