Professor. Co-Director Fabricate Studio, University of Canberra

Professor Angelina Russo,PhD is a graduate of MBA in Higher Education Management form University College London (2014). She is an invited Associate Scholar in the Centre for Research in Digital Education, Moray House, University of Edinburgh and a former board member of CraftACT. Angelina is a Co-Director of the Digital Fabrication start up FABRICATE STUDIO.

She is on sabbatical from higher education having completed a leadership role as Associate Dean Research in the Faculty of Arts and Design, University of Canberra(2012‐15). Prior to this she was Director of Higher Degrees Research in the School of Media and Communication, RMIT University (2010‐2012) and a Chief Investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation(2005‐2011). She is a co‐founder of the 4000 member social network, Museum3, a member of the Fulbright Scholarship Committee, an ARC assessor and a current member of Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). Since 2011 she has run a microenterprise in merino cyclewear and in 2016 won first prize in Knitwear at the Australian Wool Fashion Awards.

Education

  • 2004 
    University of South Australia, PhD

Grants and Contracts

  • 2007
    Engaging with Social Media in Museums
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council
  • 2004
    New Literacy New Audiences
    Role:
    Chief Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Australian Research Council

Research Areas

  • Communication And Media Studies (2001)
  • Curatorial And Related Studies (2102)
  • Museum Studies (210204)
  • Design Innovation (120302)

Honours

Australian Research Council Post Doctoral Fellow 2006 -2010Queensland Premier's Smithsonian Fellow 2004, First Prize - Knitwear Australian Wool Fashion Awards 2016