Job: Research Fellow
School/department: School of Computer Science and Informatics
Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
Roxana Moroșanu Firth is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility, De Montfort University, UK. Her research looks at people and technology, with a focus on smart homes, innovation and creativity. She is the author of An Ethnography of Household Energy Demand in the UK (Palgrave Macmillan, 2016) and co-author of Making Homes: Anthropology and Design (Bloomsbury, 2017). Her research has appeared in, among others, The Cambridge Journal of Anthropology, Design Studies, International Journal of Cultural Studies. Before joining De Montfort University, Roxana was a Research Associate at the Engineering Design Centre, University of Cambridge.Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=H61AljoAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao
Centre for Computing and Social Responsibility (CCSR)
Digital anthropologyDesign studiesEthnographic methodsCreativity studiesSocial studies of sustainabilityAnthropology of Britain
Design anthropology Research methodsMedia studiesAnthropology of development
PhD in Social Anthropology, Loughborough University, UK (2014)MSc in Social Anthropology and Community Studies, National School of Political Science and Public Administration, Bucharest, Romania (2009)BA in Communication and Media Studies, University of Bucharest, Romania (2006)
Shortlisted for the Design Studies Award 2019
Member of the Association of Social Anthropologists of the UK and the Commonwealth (ASA), from 2013
Living Innovation (Horizon 2020 European-funded project)
Expertise in User Research with regards to technology productsInnovation Fellow at Microsoft Research, Cambridge (2018)
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