Adriana Mihai is currently a researcher at the Centre of Excellency for the Study of Cultural Identity, University of Bucharest, where she has worked and published on various aspects of digital media, ranging from the cultural and political economy of digital media production, to digital cultural memory and participatory culture. She has a PhD in literary and cultural studies at the same university and, in the past ten years, she has enjoyed exploring a variety of methods for content, media and discourse analyses derived from the humanities and the social sciences.
She has been a teacher and trainer in literary, cultural and media studies at various levels and she worked with Romanian non-governmental organizations in EU-funded projects concerned with media pluralism, media literacy and propaganda. She has also worked as a consultant for a number of national digital archiving projects, created by museums and universities.
Interested in bringing the field of humanities in evidence-based policy-making, she was an advisor for the Romanian Ministry of Culture Action Plan for the Open Government Partnership (2016-2018) and Statute of the Artist policy (2017), as well as an expert contributor to the European Commission - JRC-Joint Research Centre’s Enlightenment 2.0 research program (2018-present) which maps the drivers that influence political decision-making in the 21st century.