Cristina Costa is an an academic with a strong interest in educational and digital practices and inequalities. Cristina is particularly interested in exploring – both in her research and her teaching – the intersection of education and emergent social phenomena through different social theory lenses. She has conducted research on digital literacies and digital inequalities, curriculum innovation and digital scholarship practices in the last few years. She was the UK co-coordinator of the ERASMUS+ project Digital Literacy and Inclusion of Learners from Disadvantaged Background. (2015-2017) Currently, Cristina is working on a project regarding Estranged Students’ Experiences of Higher Education with Professor Taylor.
She has also supervised PGR students in a wide range of areas, including digital literacies and digital practices, internationalisation of curriculum, estranged students, gendered practices. She is co-editor of the Social Theory Applied blog/website www.socialtheoryapplied.com, and co-convenor of the BSA study group ‘Digital Sociology’.