Mayo Fuster Morell is faculty affiliate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, where she has collaborated with Prof. Yochai Benkler since 2010. In addition, she is the director of Dimmons an action research group on socio economical innovation at the Internet Interdisciplinary Institute of the Open University of Catalonia (IN3 UOC, Barcelona).
She is expert on commons based peer production. In 2010, she concluded her PhD thesis at the European University Institute in Florence on the governance of digital commons. She is the principal investigator at UOC for the European projects DECODE Building the next generation of cooperative data platforms for digital sovereignty, where she develop a multidisciplinary framework for sharing economy; and PLUS on Platform Labour in Urban Spaces: Fairness, Welfare, and Development, where she analyses alternative models of collaborative economy. She was the Principal Investigator for IGOPnet.cc of P2Pvalue on the conditions that favor value creation in collaborative production and decentralize infrastructures.
She is expert on public policies and collaborative economy. She is responsible of the experts group BarCola on collaborative economy and commons production at the Barcelona City Council, and is the co organizers of Procomuns: A forum for the cocreation of public policies for a commons oriented collaborative economy, and the Sharing Cities Summit.
She has also developed extended research on social movements (Global Justice Movement, Free Culture Movement and mobilization wave of "indignated"/15M in Spain).
She specializes in mission oriented and action-participation research.