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Gabriel Mugar

Design Researcher IDEO

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Gabriel is design researcher working with communities, organizations, and individuals to design opportunities for learning, collaboration, and storytelling. He draws on a multi-disciplinary background in human computer interaction, organizational sociology, media studies, and education to inform his approach to research and design.

His experience includes working with governments to increase visibility and access to services through their digital platforms, using AR to support place-based storytelling around local history, and working with scientific organizations to improve their crowdsourced data analysis initiatives.

He holds a Ph.D in Information Science and Technology from Syracuse University.

Content by Gabriel

Case studies Ethics
What civic media practice looks like for data journalism

In the contemporary climate of distrust, how can data be leveraged to reimagine social issues? The Engagement Lab at Emerson College spoke to 40 American civic media practitioners to find out.