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Dr Cristina Miguel

Dr Cristina Miguel
Contact Details
Dr Cristina Miguel

Senior Lecturer

Leeds Business School

0113 81 25766 C.Miguel@leedsbeckett.ac.uk

About Dr Cristina Miguel

Dr Cristina Miguel holds a BA in Advertising and Public Relations by the University of the Basque Country (2002). After more than five years working in the Internet industry in Barcelona, she conducted a MS in Interactive Digital Communication at the University of Vic (2010).

In 2012 she moved to the UK to conduct her PhD in Communications at the University of Leeds. Her PhD focused on intimacy in the age of social media. At the University of Leeds she worked as teaching assistant (2012-2014). She also collaborated on a project exploring social media monitoring and the social media industries sponsored by HEIF V funding.

In 2013 she started to work as a Part-Time Lecturer at Leeds Beckett University, where she is currently a Senior Lecturer. Dr Miguel became a Higher Education Academy Fellow in 2017.

Current Teaching

  • BA Digital Marketing
  • MA Social Media Marketing
  • MA Dissertation Supervision
  • BA Work Placement

Research Interests

Dr Miguel has conducted research about social media data mining and personal relationships through social media.She is currently leading a collaborative research project about the sharing economy titled "Examining the ethics of the sharing economy: A multi-level perspective on Airbnb in London and Barcelona". She is also collaborating in a research project about food influencers.

Dr Miguel has published in several journals including Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, MedieKultur and Social Media + Society. Dr Cristina Miguel has also been invited to speak at conferences such as the 'Dating through the Screen' conference in Lisbon.

Selected Publications

Journal articles (4)

Chapters (1)

  • Gómez-Cruz E; Miguel C (2014) I'm doing this right now and it's for you: The role of images in sexual ambient intimacy. In: Gómez-Cruz E; Miguel C Mobile Media Making in an Age of Smartphone. : Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 139-147.
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