Cristiane S. Damasceno, Ph.D.

Cristiane S. Damasceno, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
106 Ferguson Building


  • Ph.D., North Carolina State University (USA)
  • M.S., North Carolina State University (USA)
  • B.A., Sao Paulo State University (Brazil)

Scholarly interests

Communication education, online/hybrid learning, cultural studies, digital cultures, digital inclusion, qualitative methods, digital ethnography.

Courses taught

  • CST 341: Communication and workplace relations
  • CST 399: Communication research methods
  • CST 460: Internet and society (course developed)
  • CST 460: Civic engagement in the digital age (course developed)

Recent research

Journal Articles

Damasceno, C. S. (2018). New pathways: affective labor and distributed expertise in peer-supported Learning Circles, Communication Education, 67:3, 330-347, DOI: 10.1080/03634523.2018.1467026

de Souza e Silva, A.; Duarte, F.; Damasceno, C. S. (2017). Creative appropriations in hybrid spaces: Mobile interfaces in art and games in Brazil. International Journal of Communication, 11, 24. Retrieved from

Book Chapters

Dourish, P. & Damasceno, C. S. (2016). Ubiquitous computing. In de Souza e Silva, A. (Ed.), Debates on mobile communication. New York, NY: Routledge.

Damasceno, C. S. (2013). Paying attention to the chocolate-covered broccoli: How video games can change the way you understand teaching, learning, and knowledge. In 21st Century Collective (Ed.), Field notes for 21stcentury literacies: A guide to new theories, methods, and practices for open peer teaching and learning (pp. 93–114). Mountain View, CA: Creative Commons.

Recent Honors and Recognition

  • 2017 Humanities and Social Sciences Dissertation Award from North Carolina State University
  • 2014 – 2015 HASTAC Scholar Fellowship


  • Member of the Scholarship Committee from the Communication Studies department (UNCG)
  • UNC Faculty Assembly Alternate Delegate


  • Association of Internet Researchers
  • Humanities, Arts, Science, and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory (HASTAC) Alliance
  • National Communication Association