Assistant Professor, Communication Arts

Mina Momeni is an Assistant Professor in Communication Arts at the University of Waterloo. Momeni holds a PhD in Communication and Culture from the joint program at Toronto Metropolitan University and York University, and she received her MFA in Documentary Media from Toronto Metropolitan University. Her studies focus on comprehending individuals’ connection with digital media technologies and exploring people’s interaction with different digital platforms and smart applications. Momeni explores how these technologies provide possibilities and empower users to perform an act, while they can also limit or disable users’ actions in different contexts. She examines how individuals restructure various technologies by using their affordances unconventionally. Momeni’s research interest and teaching expertise lie in the intersections of media studies, digital arts communication, human-computer interaction, multimedia storytelling, philosophy of technology, visual culture, digital media affordances, and smart technologies.

University of Waterloo

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