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Dr Aleesha Rodriguez


Dr Aleesha Rodriguez

Dr Aleesha Rodriguez


Dr. Aleesha Rodriguez is a tech-sociologist with a profound curiosity about the intricate interplay between people and technology. With a background in digital media communication and Science and Technology Studies (STS), they bring a unique perspective to their research endeavors. Currently serving as a Research Fellow at the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child at QUT, Dr. Rodriguez's work focuses on unraveling public imaginaries surrounding future digital media technologies for children.

Drawing on their expertise, Dr. Rodriguez delves into the social dynamics shaping our digital landscape, with a particular interest in exploring the impact of technology on human behavior and societal norms. Their research spans a wide array of topics, from (big) batteries to digital platforms like TikTok, Twitter, and Reddit, offering valuable insights into contemporary digital practices and online cultures.

Dr. Rodriguez's scholarly contributions extend beyond traditional academic avenues, with their research findings published in leading international media and communication journals. They are also a frequent contributor to public discourse, sharing their expertise through platforms like The Conversation and engaging with broader audiences through appearances on ABC Radio, TEDx talks, and national cultural events such as the Woodford Folk Festival.

Driven by a passion for understanding the complex relationship between people and technology, Dr. Aleesha Rodriguez actively seeks out new connections and collaborations to further enrich their research endeavors. With a commitment to fostering interdisciplinary dialogue and pushing the boundaries of technological inquiry, they remain at the forefront of exploring the ever-evolving landscape of digital society.

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