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Morales, E. (2024). Social media and the mediation of everyday violence: A study of Colombian young adults’ experiences. New Media & Society, 0(0). https://doi.org/10.1177/14614448241236756

Morales, E. (2023). Ecologies of violence on social media: An exploration of practices, contexts, and grammars of online harm. Social Media + Society, 9(3), https://doi.org/10.1177/20563051231196882   

Morales, E. & Reilly, K. (2023). The unhomed data subject: Negotiating datafication in Latin America. Information, Communication & Society, 0(0), 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1080/1369118X.2023.2250436 

Morales, E. (2023). ¿Qué investigamos cuando estudiamos la violencia en redes sociales en Colombia? Una revisión sistemática de la literatura [What do we research when studying social media violence in Colombia? A systematic review of the literature]. Investigación y Desarrollo, 32(2), 228-249. https://doi.org/10.14482/INDES.31.02.814.456

Reilly, K. & Morales, E. (2023). Citizen data audits in the contemporary sensorium. International Journal of Communication.17, 3582–3599. https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/18832

Horst, R., James, K., Morales, E., & Takeda, Y. (2023). The intermingled meanings of PhoneMe: Exploring transmodal, place‐based poetry in an online social network. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 66(4), 249-256.

Morales, E. (2022). Review of the Methodological Landscape of Literacy and Social Media Research. First Monday, 27(8). https://doi.org/10.5210/fm.v27i8.11696

Reilly, K., Flores, M., & Morales, E. (2022). Aprendiendo sobre alfabetización de datos personales: Criterios para evaluar intervenciones en América Latina [Learning about personal data literacy: Criteria for evaluating interventions in Latin America]. Observatorio (OBS*), 16. https://doi.org/10.15847/obsOBS16SpecialIssue20222187

Dawson D., Morales E., McKiernan E.C., Schimanski L.A., Niles M.T., Alperin J.P. (2022) The role of collegiality in academic review, promotion, and tenure. PLoS ONE 17(4). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0265506

Morales, E.; Kalir, J.H.; Fleerackers, A., & Alperin, J. P. (2022). Using social annotation to construct knowledge with others: A case study across undergraduate courses. F1000 Research. 11. https://doi.org/10.12688%2Ff1000research.109525.1

James, K.; Horst, R.; Takeda, Y. & Morales, E. (2021) The Patch: An artful syn(aes)thetic mapping of linguistic data through collaborative digital/analogue literacy processes. McGill Journal of Education, 55(3), 641–665. https://doi.org/10.7202/1083426ar 

Morales, E., James, K., Horst, R., Takeda, Y., & Yung, E., (2021) The sound of our words: Singling, a textual sonification software. Proceedings at the 26th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD 2021). Available here.

Morales, E., Mckiernan, E., Niles, M. T., Schimanski, L., & Pablo, J. (2021). How faculty define quality, prestige, and impact in research. PLoS ONE, 16(10). https://doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.14.439880

James, K., Morales, E., Horst, R., & Yung, E. (2021). Singling: Text Sonification and the Literacoustics of Language-to-MIDI Transformations. In Andrew Klobucar (Ed.), The Community and the Algorithm: A Digital Interactive Poetics. Vernon Press.

Morales, E. & Gebre, E. (2021). Teachers’ understanding and implementation of peace education in Colombia: The case of Cátedra de la Paz. Journal of Peace Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/17400201.2021.1937085

Morales, E. (2021). Peace education and Colombia’s efforts against violence: A literature review of Cátedra de la Paz. Revista Latinoamericana de Estudios Educativos, 51(2), 13–42. https://doi.org/10.48102/rlee.2021.51.2.384

Kalir, J. H., Morales, E., Fleerackers, A., & Alperin, J. P. (2020). “When I saw my peers annotating”: Student perceptions of social annotation for learning in multiple courses. Information and Learning Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1108/ILS-12-2019-0128

Gebre, E., & Morales, E. (2020). How “accessible” is open data? users’ comments in open datasets comments. Information and Learning Sciences, 121(1/2), pp. 19-36. https://doi-org/10.1108/ILS-08-2019-0086

Tamayo Gómez, C., Freeman, M. & Morales, E. (Eds.). (2018) Arqueología transmedia en América Latina: mestizajes, identidades y convergencias [Transmedia archeology in Latin America: Mestizations, identities and convergences]. Medellín: EAFIT University

Morales, E. & Reilly, K. (2023) What data do to us, what we do with data: Experiences from Latin America [Conference presentation] 4S Conference, Honolulu, USA.

Horst, R. & Morales, E. (2023) The speculative present of AI: Implications, possibilities, and where we are(n’t) going from here [Panel] 4S Conference, Honolulu, USA.

Morales, E.; Divon, T.; Lundqvist, M. & Halabi, N. (2023) Exploring the contextual complexities of violence on digital platforms: Intersections, impacts, and solutions [Panel]. Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) conference, Philadelphia, USA.  

Morales, E. (2023). Peace education in the platformed society: Lessons from Colombia [Conference presentation]. Open/Technology in Education, Society, and Scholarship Association (OTESSA), Toronto, Canada.

Morales, E. (2023). Catalysts, weapons, validators, or propagators: Colombian young adults mediated experiences of social media violence [Conference presentation]. Latin American Studies Association (LASA), Vancouver, Canada.

Morales, E. (2023). From online harms to offline peace: Learning from and about violence on social media in Colombia [Conference presentation]. Media Education Summit, Vancouver, Canada.

Morales, E. (2022). “It is everywhere”: An exploration of the ecologies of violence on Colombian social media platforms [Conference presentation]. 4S/ESOCITE conference, Cholula, Mexico.

Horst, R. & Morales, E. (2022) Future imagining and the cultivation of possibility [Panel]. 4S/ESOCITE conference, Cholula, Mexico.

Morales, E. & Reilly, K. (2022). Subordinated by the algorithm. Exploring data colonialism among Latin American citizens [Conference presentation]. Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) conference, Dublin, Ireland.

Morales, E., (2022). What do we mean when we talk about social media violence? Exploring everyday violence on digital networks [Conference presentation].Social Media & Society conference, online.

Morales, E., (2022). Understanding the digital landscape with the other: A call for an epistemological shiver [Conference presentation]. Digital Humanities Unbound conference, online.  

Morales, E., & Horst, R. (2022). Rejecting the ready-made future: Reimagining technologies from and for the classroom [Conference presentation]. Open/Technology in Education, Society, and Scholarship Association (OTESSA) conference, online.

Morales, E., James, K., Horst, R., Takeda, Y., & Yung, E., (2021) The sound of our words: Singling, a textual sonification software [Conference presentation]. 26th International Conference on Auditory Display (ICAD), online.

James, K.; Morales, E.; Takeda, Y.M Horst, R. & Yung, E. (2021) Listen and Learn: Future methods, present possibilities and past dilemmas for sounding texts in digital arts-based educational research [Conference presentation]. CSSE-Congress, online.  

Horst, R.; James, K.; Morales, E.; Takeda, & Yung, E. (2021) Sounding the futures imaginary: a collaborative intra-modal storying methodology [Conference presentation]. Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) conference, 2021.  

Morales, E. (2021) Review of the methodological landscape of literacy and social media research [Conference presentation].  CSSE-Congress Language and Literacy Researchers of Canada preconference, online.

Morales, E. (2021) Data literacy and peace education: Teachers’ understanding of data in Colombia’s Cátedra de la Paz [Conference presentation]. American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference, online.

Reilly, K.; Albornoz, D.; Morales, E.; Marachimo, M & Morales, M.J. (2020) ¡Son mis datos! Herramientas para retomar el control de nuestros datos personales [Conference presentation]. RightsCon, online.

Horst, R. & Morales, E. (2020). EnTwining the data: A digital arts-based representation of research [Conference presentation]. Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) conference, online. 

Morales, E. & Gebre, E. (2020). Implementing peace education in Colombia: Teachers’ understanding and perceived challenges of Cátedra de la Paz [Conference presentation, cancelled due to COVID-19]. American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference, San Francisco, United States of America.

Gebre, E. & Morales, E. (2019). How accessible is open data? Context and support for using open data in schools [Conference presentation]. American Educational Research Association (AERA) conference, Toronto, Canada.

Morales, E. (2019) Data literacy in a peace education course, an opportunity to address disinformation in Colombia [Poster presentation]. Innovations in Research, Vancouver, Canada.

Alperin, J., La, M & Morales, E. (2019) Is making knowledge public a part of a professor’s job? [Presentation]. Innovations in Research, Vancouver, Canada.

Morales, E. & Gebre, E. (2018). Open data as educational resource: Reconsidering data literacy initiatives in secondary schools [Conference presentation]. Learning Together conference, Surrey, Canada.

Morales, E. & Leal, D. (2017) Student leaders: a strategy for the management of ICT in educational institutions [Conference presentation]. Virtual Educa conference, Bogota, Colombia.

Language and Literacy Education Ph.D. – UBC (09/2019 – 02/2024)

  • Dissertation project: Living with violence on social media: An exploration of Colombian’s experiences around harm on digital platforms
  • Supervisors: Dr. Leah Macfadyen
  • Committee: Dr. Katherine Reilly, Dr. Teresa Dobson, and Dr. Mark Turin

Educational Tech & Learning Design MA – SFU (09/2017 – 09/2019)

  • Thesis: Teachers’ understanding of peace and citizenship education and ways of integrating data literacy in Colombia’s Cátedra de la Paz
  • Supervisor: Dr. Engida Gebre

Transmedia Communication MA – EAFIT University (07/2015 – 12/2016)

  • Thesis: Transmedia Archeology in Latin America: Mestizaje, Identities and Convergences
  • Supervisor: Dr. Camilo Tamayo

Social Communication bachelor’s degree – EAFIT University (01/2008 – 12/2012)

Co-instructor – Royal Roads University (01/2024-03/2024): Teaching the course SOSC710 (Social Science Theory and the Globalized World) in the Doctorate of Social Sciences at Royal Roads University.

Co-instructor – Royal Roads University (8/2023-10/2023): Teaching the course IICS673 (Social media and digital data) in the Master of Arts in Intercultural and International Communication at Royal Roads University.

Instructor  – University of British Columbia (6/2023): Teaching the course LLED361 (Literacy practices and assessment) in the  Teacher Education Program at the University of British Columbia.

Instructor  – University of British Columbia (6/2022): Teaching the course LLED361 (Literacy practices and assessment) in the  Teacher Education Program at the University of British Columbia.

Teacher Assistant  – University of British Columbia (1/2021-6/2021): Working with the graduate course LLED565S (Digital methods in literacy research) and LLED361 (Literacy practices and assessment) in the Faculty of Education at the University of British Columbia.

Teacher Assistant – Simon Fraser University (8/2017– 12/2017 & 1/2019-4/2019): Working with the undergraduate courses CMNS 253W and CMNS 110 in the school of Communications at Simon Fraser University (SFU).

Instructor – EAFIT University (1/2017 – 6/2017): Teaching the course Texts and Hypertext I of the undergraduate program in Social Communication at the EAFIT University.

Postdoctoral fellow – Royal Roads University (7/2023-Ongoing): Working with Dr. Jaigris Hodson on projects concerning online harassment on digital platforms

Research Assistant  – Simon Fraser University (1/2020– 8/2023): Working in collaboration with Dr. Katherine Reilly and civic society organizations in the promotion of data literacy skills and participatory citizen data audits in Latin America.

Graduate Academic Assistant – University of British Columbia (8/2019– 7/2022): Working at the Digital Literacy Centre in projects related to poetic inquiry, sonification of language and makerspaces.

Qualitative Research Assistant – Simon Fraser University (1/2019– 4/2021): Working in collaboration with Dr. Juan Pablo Alperin and the ScholCommLab team in research projects related to online annotation, digital literacies and scholarly communication.

N-Vivo Graduate Peer – Simon Fraser University (8/2018– 4/2019): Supporting and promoting the use of the qualitative research software NVivo among graduate students, staff and faculty.

Research Assistant – Simon Fraser University (1/2018– 12/2018): Working as a research assistant for Dr. Engida Gebre on topics related to data literacy, open data and contextualization of educational resources.

Research Assistant – EAFIT University (1/2014– 6/2017): Working in the systematization and implementation of educational technology with students from over 200 public schools in Colombia.

LLED Graduate Student Travel Grant (2023). Total award: C$1954.00

Best paper – Graduate award (2023). Open/Technology in Education, Society, and Scholarship Association (OTESSA) 2023. Total award: C$500

Most Engaging Presentation Award (2022). Social Media + Society conference.

Travel grant – Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) conference (2022). Total award: USD$500

Public Scholar Initiative (2019-2022). Total award: C$11,000.

UBC Faculty of Education Graduate Award (2019-2023): Total award: C$20,000 per year.

SFU Graduate Fellowship (2019). Total award: C$3,250

[Interview] CHEK News (2024). A lot of hurtful messaging’: Central Saanich is deactivating its X accounts.https://tinyurl.com/bde6fj95

[Invited writing piece] Morales, E. (2023). Vivir con violencia en redes sociales (living with violence on social media)., in Circuito Digital. https://www.circuito.digital/blog/vivir-con-violencia-en-redes-sociales

[Report] Reilly, K., Febres-Cordero B., Morales E., Albornoz D., Morachimo M. & Flores M. (2020) Son Mis Datos: Guia Metodologica. Hiperderecho. Available at https://hiperderecho.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/SonMisDatos.pdf

[Blog post] Fleekers, A.; Alperin, J.P.; Morales, E. & Kalir, R. (2019) Comment, Reply, Repeat: Engaging Students with Social Annotation. Retrieved from https://web.hypothes.is/blog/comment-reply-repeat-engaging-students-with-social-annotation/.

[Presentation] James, K.; Horst, R.; Takeda, Y. & Morales, E. (2019) The Patch: Data Visualization in Digital Arts-Based Educational Research. Presentation at the IEEE VIS meets Vancouver. Microsoft, Vancouver.

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