Andres Lombana-Bermudez is a researcher, designer, and educator working at the intersection of digital technology, youth, citizenship, and learning. His approach is transdisciplinary and collaborative, combining ethnographic and quantitative research methods, design-based research, and co-design. He is a faculty associate at Harvard University’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, and was a post-doc fellow from 2015 to 2019. Since January 2019, Andres is an Assistant Professor of Communication at Universidad Javeriana, Colombia. He is also a Research Associate with the Connected Learning Research Network and with the Centro de Internet y Sociedad de la Universidad del Rosario (ISUR), Colombia.
Andres has worked in the field of digital media and learning for over a fifteen years and collaborated in projects such as the Digital Edge, Berkman Klein's Youth and Media Lab, the New Media Literacies Project, and Clubes de Ciencia-Colombia. He is particularly interested in researching digital inequalities, ICT policy/governance, media ecosystems, disinformation, and designing for learning, fun and engagement.
He has a doctorate in Media Studies from UT-Austin with concentration in digital literacy and education, a masters in Comparative Media Studies from MIT, and bachelor’s degrees in Political Science and Literature from Universidad de los Andes in Bogota, Colombia.