Andres Lombana-Bermudez is a researcher, designer, and digital strategist 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 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 Clubes de Ciencia-Colombia. He is particularly interested in researching digital inequalities, citizenship, ICT policy/governance, media ecosystems, and designing for learning, fun and engagement.
As a fellow at the the Berkman Center, Andres works with the Youth and Media team. He collaborates with the Digital Literacy Resource Platform, the Youth and Digital Economy, and Coding for All projects, and supports global initiatives such as Digitally Connected, and AI and Inclusion. He blogs regularly at http://andreslombana.net/blog/, and contributes to Global Voices with articles about citizen media and peace-building in Colombia, his home country.
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.