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Universitat de Barcelona
Associate Researcher

Maria-Jose Masanet has a Ph.D. in Social Communication (University Pompeu Fabra, 2015), a Degree in Audiovisual Communication (UPF), a MA in Social Communication (UPF) and a MA in Secondary Education (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya). She is a researcher and a teacher at the Department of Communication of the Universitat Pompeu Fabra. Her main research lines are related with media education, adolescence, series, transmedia storytelling, gender perspective and the representation of sexuality and love relationships in the media. She has participated in different national and international research projects such as “Transmedia Literacy. Exploiting transmedia skills and informal learning strategies to improve formal education” (H2020). She has been a visiting researcher at the Loughborough University (2013), at the Universidad Central de Venezuela (2014), at the Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3 (2015), at the Centre de Liaison de l’Enseignement et des Médias d’Information (2015), and at the Ghent University. She has co-edited the book La Educación Mediática [The Media Education] en la Universidad Española (Gedisa, 2015) with Dr. Joan Ferrés and she has published her research in different journals such as Young, Sex Education or Comunicar, among others.