2021
Alumni (Fellow)

Alida Goffinski

John S. Lillard Jefferson Fellow
Degrees:
Other (Undergraduate) Indiana University (2012)
M.S.W. Indiana University (2013)
M.A. University of Virginia (2019)
Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
Sociology

Bio:

Alida has worked as a licensed psychotherapist and has directed much of her studies towards researching educational disparities. Her dissertation, “Augmenting the Sociology of Art for the Digital Sensorium: The Case of Augmented Reality Activism,” considers how artists leverage mixed-reality technology to pursue social change. In addition to pursuing her doctorate, Alida is a user experience researcher at Electronic Arts, the second-largest gaming company in the Americas and Europe.

Thesis Description:

Augmenting the Sociology of Art for the Digital Sensorium: The Case of Augmented Reality Activism

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