We have research members from multiple countries, from both academic and non-academic research contexts.

Founder & Director

Annette Markham

Professor, RMIT University

Melbourne, Australia

Affiliated Researchers

Cheryl Ball

Director, Digital Publishing Collaborative

Wayne State University, United States

Micha Cárdenas

Assistant Professor, Art & Design

University of California, Santa Cruz, United States

Anna Foka

Associate Professor, Information Technology and the Humanities

Uppsala University, Sweden

Andrew Herman

Associate Professor, Communication Studies

Wilfrid Laurier University, Canada

Ann Light

Professor, Interaction Design, Social Change and Sustainability

Malmo University, Sweden

Rikke Toft Nørgård

Associate Professor, Educational Design & Technology

Aarhus University, Denmark

Mads Middelboe Rehder

Assistant Professor, Research and Development

University College Copenhagen, Denmark

Klaus Thestrup

Assistant Professor, Centre for Teaching Development and Digital Media

Aarhus University, Denmark

Robert M. Ochshorn

President, Reduct, Inc

United States

Kseniia Kalugina

Integration Architect, Service-Oriented Architecture


Dalida María Benfield

Director, Research and Programs

Center for Arts, Design, and Social Research, United States

Justin Lacko

Master of Tech, Tech & Community

SingularityU Nordic, Denmark

Debora Lanzeni


Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, Spain

Nina Grønlykke Mollerup

Postdoc, Saxo Institute

University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Kasper Ostrowski

Academic Researcher, Department of Communication and Culture

Aarhus University, Denmark

Anne-Lene Sand

Postdoc, Lab for Play and Design

Design School Kolding, Denmark

Katrin Tiidenberg

Associate Professor, Social Media and Visual Culture

Tallinn University, Estonia

Andrew Sempere

Software Engineer


Ramona Dremjluga

Researcher, Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communications School

Tallinn University, Estonia

Anu A. Harju

Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Social Sciences

University of Helsinki, Finland

Henrik Bødker

Associate Professor, Department of Communication and Culture

Aarhus University, Denmark

Christopher Bratton

Professor, School of Art, Design, and Architecture

Aalto University, Finland

Kevin Driscoll

Assistant Professor, Department of Media Studies

University of Virginia, United States

Nadia Hakim-Fernández

Evaluation Consultant

Medialab Prado, Spain

Traci Nathans-Kelly

Senior Lecturer, Engineering Communications Program, Faculty

Cornell University, United States

Niamh Ní Bhroin

Postdoc Researcher, Department of Media and Communication

University of Oslo, Norway

Christoph Raetzsch

Associate Professor, Journalism Studies and Digital Methods

Aarhus University, Denmark

Theresa Senft

Senior Lecturer, Department of Media, Music, Communications & Cultural Studies

Macquarie University, Australia

Karen Waltorp

Assistant professor, Department of Culture and Society

Aarhus University, Denmark

Janus Holst Aaen

Scientific Assistant, Centre for Teaching Development and Digital Media

Aarhus University, Denmark

Nina Lysbakken

Lecturer, Visual Communication

University of South-Eastern Norway, Norway

Nathália Novais

Researcher, Graphic Design


Sarah Schorr

Photographic Artist


Lieke Wijnia


Museum Catharijneconvent, Netherlands

Ben Carver

Assistant Professor, Department of Communication and Culture

Aarhus University, Denmark

Jaz Choi

Research Fellow, Design & Creative Practice Platform

RMIT University, Australia

Larissa Hjorth

Director, Design & Creative Practice Platform

RMIT University, Australia

Affiliated Students

Jannek K. Sommer

PhD Fellow, Institut for Marketing & Management

University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Carl Öhman

PhD Fellow, Information, Communication and the Social Sciences

University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Victoria Baskin-Coffey

PhD Fellow, Cultural Anthropology

Aarhus University, Denmark

Mórna O’Connor

PhD Fellow, Education and Technology for Health Research Group at the School of Health Sciences

University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Joeb Grønborg

PhD Fellow, Department of Communication and Culture

Aarhus University, Denmark

Gabriel Pereira

PhD Fellow, Department of Digital Design and Information Studies

Aarhus University, Denmark

Advisory Board

Mary Elizabeth (“M.E.”) Luka

Assistant Professor, Department of Arts, Culture, Media

University of Toronto, Canada

Elyzabeth Joy Holford

Executive Director, Vermont Studio Center

United States

Sarah Pink

Professor, Design and Emerging Technology

Monash University, Australia

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