Anna Cristina Pertierra
Associate Professor at Western Sydney University
Anna was a Lecturer in Anthropology in the School of Social Science at the University of Queensland and is currently an Associate Professor at Western Sydney University. Her research interests include the role of media in everyday life and an examination of the cultural and political impact of entertainment television in three countries: Cuba, Mexico and the Philippines. She is also interested in changing new media practices, girls’ engagement with visual media, and the use of ethnographic methods to study mass media and popular culture. World101x will follow Anna into her field to explore the issues, the people she works with and their place in the world.