Associate Professor. Faculty of Communication and Culture, University of Calgary
Russian (fluent), German (very good), Bulgarian (native)
Areas of Interest:
· Information technology: social and cultural aspects. Computer-mediated communication.
· Technology and education: innovative pedagogies and designs; contexts.
· Media and democracy. Media transformations and policies in post-communist states.
School of Communication, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C., Canada
Ph.D. in Communication (2000)
Dissertation: The Internet in Everyday Life: Computer Networking from the Standpoint of the Domestic User
Institute of Sociology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Ph.D. in Sociology (1995)
Dissertation: The Social Adoption of New Communication Technologies
Faculty of Journalism, Sofia University "St. Kliment Ochridsky "
M.A. in Journalism (1984)
Professional: Society for the Social Studies of Science
Association of Internet Researchers
International Association for Media and Communication Research
Civic: Bulgarian Helsinki Committee. Founding Member