Originally from 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 of media and science and technology, and focus on exploring the various effects that technology has on our environment and daily lives as well as on human/non-human/other entanglements.