Andres Lombana-Bermudez is a researcher and designer working at the intersection of digital technology, youth, innovation, and learning. His approach is transdisciplinary and collaborative, combining ethnographic and quantitative research methods, design-based research, and media technology design. He is a fellow at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society and a Research Associate with the Connected Learning Research Network.
Andres has worked in the field of digital media and learning for over a decade and collaborated in projects such as the Digital Edge, Berkman's Youth and Media Lab, the New Media Literacies Project, and KLRU-Austin PBS summer STEM. His dissertation research focused on digital inequalities, immigrant assimilation, and participation gaps among Latino/Hispanic youth.
As a fellow at the the Berkman Center, Andres works with the Youth and Media team. He collaborates with the The Digital Literacy Toolkit and Coding for All projects, and supports global and Latin American initiatives such as Digitally Connected. He also continues to research digital equity with a focus on Latino/Hispanic youth and families.
Andres 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.