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Ricaurte-Quijano, Paola

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Paola Ricaurte holds a Language Science PhD from the National School of Anthropology and History (ENAH, Mexico). She holds a M.A. and a B.A. in International Journalism at the People's Friendship University of Russia. Her doctoral dissertation "Migration, Memory and Signification" analyzes the process of construction and reconstruction of memory among the Latin American immigrants in the United States applying methodologies of textual analysis (semiotics and discourse analysis). Currently, Paola is an Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Education and a Faculty Associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University. She has taught several courses at the graduate and undergraduate level, such as Argumentation Theory, Discourse Analysis; Communication and Media Studies; Communication, Ideology and Power; Media, Culture and Society; Intercultural Communication; Content Analysis; Applied Semiotics; Communication Theories and Methodologies, Spanish, and several training courses for teachers. She has been a Visiting Researcher at the Latin American Studies Center of the University of Maryland. She was an Edmundo O'Gorman Fellow at the Institute of Latin American Studies Center (Columbia University) and currently is a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Her research interests include the empirical study of the impact of technology in social life, in particular, e-politics, digital activism, digital literacies and open knowledge. Her multidisciplinary formation is reflected on her research approach: qualitative and quantitative methods of data analysis for the study of digital culture.

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