Scuola Politecnica di Palermo - CdS Architettura Agrigento
Paola La Scala (Palermo 1981), since February 2014 is a Ph.D. She discussed a thesis titled 'Communicating archaeology: multimedia innovations in museums exhibitions' at the Department of Architecture in Palermo.
From September 2012 to March 2013 she studied at the School of Museum Studies of the University of Leicester (England) under the supervision of Dr. Suzanne MacLeod.
Paola graduated with merit in Architecture in 2008 at the University of Palermo with an exhibition design thesis, that won an award, in February 2009 as best thesis of the Architecture Faculty. Since then, her research concerns on museums, museography and exhibitions design.
Prior to starting her PhD she worked as an architect in a design studio based in Palermo. During this period she participated in numerous projects, such as design and construction of private homes, shops, bed&breakfast and a private swimming pool, working on architectural project, interior design and graphic presentation. Even now she is a freelance architect.
From 2004 to 2007 she worked as cultural guide in historical monuments, churches, museums and art galleries in Palermo.
Her research has been published in journal, proceeding, books and reviews.