Speaker: Angelina Russo
April 15-18, 2009
Indianapolis, Indiana, USA

Speakers: Biography

Angelina Russo

Associate Professor
Swinburne University
Faculty of Design
PA25, 144 High Street
Prahran Victoria
3181 Australia

Angelina Russo researches the connections between museum communication processes, multimedia design and digital content creation. She is Chief Investigator on the research project Engaging with Social Media in Museums at Swinburne University, which brings together three Australian museums and the Smithsonian Institution to explore the impact of social media on museum learning and communication. Between 2005 and 2008 she led the research project New Literacy, New Audiences which examined the development of user-generated content in collaboration with six major Australian cultural institutions. Russo is a co-conveynor of www.museum30.ning.com. She holds an Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship and is a former Smithsonian Fellow.

Angelina will present Great Expectations: Sustaining Participation in Social Media Spaces. [Paper]
Angelina will lead Planning for Social Media - FULL. [Workshop]