Speaker: Angelina Russo
April 13-17, 2010
Denver, Colorado, 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 Australian Research Council Linkage 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 Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Creative Industries and Innovation, research project New Literacy, New Audiences which examined the development of digitl content and multiplatform distribution in collaboration with six major Australian cultural institutions. Russo is a co-conveynor of www.museum30.ning.com, a social network of over 1000 members, established to provide an online forum for cultural institution professionals. She holds an Australian Postdoctoral Fellowship (2008 – 11) and is a former Queensland Premier’s Smithsonian Fellow (2005).

Angelina will lead Planning Social Media in Museums - FULL. [Workshop]