Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Soledad Altrudi earned her B.A. in International Relations at the University of Belgrano in Buenos Aires. She has also completed graduate studies in Political Science and Sociology at FLACSO, Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, and earned a Masters of Public Diplomacy at USC. She has worked at USC's Center on
Communication Leadership and Policy as a Geoffrey Cowan endowed research scholar, and is also a founding organizer of Annenberg's Communication and Cultural Studies graduate student conference, Critical Mediations. Her research interests lie at the intersection between science and technology studies, and cultural studies, and focus on exploring the various effects that technological artifacts have on our everyday lives.