Andrea Rosales

Andrea Rosales HCI Researcher
Andrea Rosales HCI Researcher

Andrea Rosales is Associated Professor, at the Communication Studies of the Universitat Oberta de Catalunya, in topics related to big data, data analytics, and data visualization in social media. Her research focuses on the challenges of datafied societies. The impact of stereotypes and design biases on automated, algorithm-based decisions. And how it impacts data justice and power distribution particularly, but not only, regarding age-based discrimination (ageism). How automated decisions deprioritize, disregard or disempower minorities and disadvantaged collectives by not considering their values, interests, and habits.

Contact: arosalescl (at) uoc (dot) edu

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Recent Publications

Andrea Rosales and Daniel Blanche Tarrago (2021). Explicit and Implicit Intergenerational Digital Literacy Dynamics: How Families Contribute to Overcome the Digital Divide of Grandmothers. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships, 20(3).
Scopus, Citescore 1.0, 2019, 53%, #573/1243 in Sociology and Political Science

Andrea Rosales and Jakob Svensson (2021). Perceptions of age in contemporary tech. Nordicom Review, 41, 79–91.
Open Access, Scopus, Citescore 1.2, 2019, 58%, 160/387 in Communication

Andrea Rosales and Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol. (2020) «Ageism in the era of digital platforms», Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies. DOI:
Open Access, JCR IF 1.714, (2018) Q2, 42/92, in Communication

Francesca Comunello, Andrea Rosales, Simone Mulargia, Francesca Ieracitano, Francesca Belotti, Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol. (2020) «‘Youngsplaining’ and moralistic judgments: exploring ageism through the lens of digital ‘media ideologies’», Ageing & Society.
JCR IF 1.768, (2019), Q2 17/36, in Gerontology

Mireia Fernández-Ardèvol, Francesca Belotti, Francesca Ieracitano, Simone Mulargia, Andrea Rosales, Francesca Comunello. (2020) “’I Do It My Way’: Idioms of Practice and Digital Media Ideologies of Adolescents and Older Adults”, New Media & Society.
JCR IF 94.02, (2019), Q1 6/92, in Communication

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