Dr. Ana-Maria Herman is Senior Lecturer in Multi-Media Design and Creative Industries Production in the Department of Media, Communication and PR at Swansea University. She is also Programme Director for the MA Communication, Media Practice and PR programme.

Previously, Dr. Herman was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Information Technology Management at Ted Rogers School of Management, Toronto Metropolitan University, and prior to that an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Sociology at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Dr. Herman has previously held visiting scholarships and fellowships in Canada and the UK. She was a Visiting Scholar at Massey College, University of Toronto, where she worked on a book manuscript for a year. She also held a Visiting Research Fellowship at the Centre for Invention and Social Process (CISP) at Goldsmiths, University of London and she was a Research Associate at the Women’s Art Library at Goldsmiths Library while working on and researching the WAL App.  

Dr. Herman has a Phd in Sociology from Goldsmiths, University of London. Her forthcoming book Reconfiguring the Museum: The Politics of Digital Display is expected to be released on the 15th of January, 2023. The book will be published by McGill-Queen’s University Press and it has received a competitive ASPP grant funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council in Canada.

In 2022, Dr. Herman’s research in the cultural sector was nominated and shortlisted for the Outstanding Contribution to the Arts, Culture and Society award as part of the Research and Innovation Awards at Swansea University. She has received a grant from the Research Wales Innovation Fund in 2022 for her latest project. Check back for updates on new app releases in 2022, as well as book launch and events in 2023.