Delia Dumitrica PhD

Assistant Professor

Biographical Note

Delia Dumitrica recently joined Erasmus University's  Department of Media and Communication as an Assistant Professor in Political Communcication.  Delia Dumitrica's research interests focus on novel practices of civic engagement through social media. She is a co-investigator in the project entitled: Social Media and Civic Culture: Investigating Emerging Practices of Democratic Participation in Canada(funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council in Canada).

Delia Dumitrica is also doing research on the intersection between communication technology, nationalism and globalization.

Prior to joining Erasmus University, Delia Dumitrica has studied, lived and taught in five different countries across two continents (Romania, Hungary, Norway, Canada and Spain). She holds a PhD in Communication from the University of Calgary, Canada. Her dissertation examined the discursive construction of the Internet in Canadian policy and media, as compared to everyday understandings of this technology.