Sofia has worked as lecturer in Media Technology at Södertörn University since 2003 and been involved in several different research projects (for example, the Virtual Society project, the Body as a marketplace project, the.GTO.project, Brukskvaliteter i webbtjänster för egenvård – en analys av umo.se, Vård i nya medier – om normer i organisation och Design and Drivers and Barriers for Mediated Meetings) and teaching in several different courses at all levels in media technology. Sofia has most recently worked in the project ”Vård i nya medier – om normer i organisation och design” founded by Södertörn university and Stockholm Media Lab and in the project “Drivers and Barriers for Mediated Meetings” founded by Vinnova.
Sofia’s current research interests cover critical perspectives and norms in design as well as transformative processes in participatory design projects. The aim of her ongoing research (PhD) concerns empowerment, participation and norm-critical efforts in the design of online youth counselling services.
Keywords: Participatory design, participation, empowerment, norm-critical design, social norms, critical design, design thinking, HCI, ethnomethodology, science and technology studies, feminist HCI, ethnography, feminist materialism, media technology etc.
More information about Sofia’s work: mt.sh.se/sofia