Maria Rovisco

Lecturer in Media and Communication

University of Leicester

Dr. Maria Rovisco is Lecturer in Media and Communication at the University of Leicester. She holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Coimbra, an MPhil Communication, Culture and Information Technologies, ISCTE – University of Lisbon, and a PhD in Sociology from the University of York. Her research cuts across the humanities and the social sciences, and her areas of interest are cosmopolitanism, globalisation, media ethics, social theory, and cultural and political sociology. She sits on the editorial board for the journals Sociological Research Online, Cultural Sociology, and Digithum. She is also a Faculty Fellow at the Center for Cultural Sociology at Yale University and actively involved with the Global Studies Association (GSA) and RC16 (Sociological Theory) of the International Sociological Association (ISA).