Carlo is senior lecturer in digital literacies in the Faculty of Education at Monash University. He is interested in the sociology of digital education, and his background is in Science and Technology Studies (STS), sociology and cultural theory. His PhD was awarded by the University of Bath in 2009. Before joining Monash in 2018, Carlo held research posts at the University of Leeds, UK and the UCL-Institute of Education in London. Prior to Academia, Carlo worked for Futurelab, a UK-based, non-for-profit ‘think-tank’ that explored the potential of digital technology in education.
Carlo has published on a variety of topics related to digital technology in education, including the social and political accountability of algorithms in education, the ethical use of video games in schools and socio-material analyses of digital education. His research as PI and Co-I has been funded by leading international bodies such as the European Commission, the ESRC, the Society for Educational Studies, as well as private donors (e.g. Microsoft and Cisco Systems).