Dr. Giuliana Cucinelli is a researcher and media creator whose research interests are focused on digital and social media, with an emphasis on education and training, teacher education, community/cultural media activism, emergent media practices, action research, and youth culture.
Her creative work involves web-based interactive documentaries, location-based/locative documentaries, websites, sound/audio soundscapes, graphic design, transmedia/cross-media, and social media. Through interdisciplinary approaches her research merges theory and practice.
Currently, she is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for the Comparative Media Studies Program at MIT (Cambridge, MA). She is also a research associate for the Mobile Media Lab in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University (Montréal, Quebéc)
She was a Research Associate for the The School of Communication at Simon Fraser University, working with Dr. Stuart Poynz and Dr. Michael Hoechsamnn (Faculty of Education, Lakehead University).