Wolfe Chair Faculty Lecturer
Gustavo Ferreira holds a Ph.D. in Communication from the Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UERJ), and a MA in Communication from the Universidade Federal do Paraná (UFPR), both in Brazil. He researches cultural mediations of communication technologies, currently focusing on interdisciplinary translations between Media studies and Computer Science approaches to Music Playlists and Recommender Systems. In particular, he questions the relationship between different audio media (Radio, Social Media and Streaming Platforms). His studies employ theories and methodologies from cultural studies and the political economy of culture and technology industries to explore global media dynamics, decoloniality and Latin-American communication, and politics of sound culture.