Laura Forlano is a writer and design researcher with a focus on relationship between cities, technology and culture. She is a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Design at the Institute of Design at Illinois Institute of Technology where she is the founder of the Critical Futures Lab. She is co-editor with Marcus Foth, Christine Satchell and Martin Gibbs of From Social Butterfly to Engaged Citizen (MIT Press, 2011). Forlano received her Ph.D. in Communications from Columbia University in 2008.

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