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Aisling Kelliher

Aisling Kelliher


The Design School
Arizona State University
Tempe, AZ 85287


Aisling Kelliher is an Assistant Professor in Media Communication Systems and Media Theory with the School of Arts, Media and Engineering at Arizona State University. This is a joint appointment with the School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture. Dr. Kelliher’s academic career integrates training in the arts, humanities and sciences, completing degrees in Communication Studies, Multimedia Systems and an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Media, Arts and Sciences from MIT’s Media Laboratory. Her primary research interests include rich-media storytelling, narrative computation, social network analysis, media summarization and experiential design. Her work has been published in diverse high-impact venues including the Journal of Science Education and Technology, SIGCHI, ISEA, CIKM, ICWSM and WWW, and exhibited at leading national cultural events including SIGGRAPH and the Boston Cyberarts Festival. Her research is supported by grants from the MacArthur Foundation, NSF IGERT, DR K12 and CreativeIT programs.