Paola Ricaurte is an Associate Professor in the School of Humanities and Education at Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico.
She is the Director of Openlabs, a project focused on the study of digital culture and citizen innovation. She is the Editor of the open access journal Virtualis, and the co-editor of Global Debates in the Digital Humanities (University of Minnesota Press, forthcoming 2019). She was an Edmundo O'Gorman fellow in the Institute for Latin American Studies (2018) at Columbia University.
As a fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University (2018-2019), she will be conducting research on techno-feminism in America Latina from a decolonial and feminist perspective. Her previous research includes techno-surveillance, techno-politics, cyberactivism and digital pedagogy. Was the author of the Freedom on the Net report for Mexico (2017). Volunteers for the digital rights collective Enjambre Digital.