Adriana de Souza e Silva is an Associate Professor at the IT University of Copenhagen (ITU) in the Design, Culture, Mobility and Communication group and a member of the Center for Network Culture at ITU. She is also an Assistant Professor at the Department of Communication at North Carolina State University (NCSU), affiliated faculty at the Digital Games Research Center, and a faculty member of the Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media (CRDM) program at NCSU.
Dr. de Souza e Silva's research focuses on how mobile and locative interfaces shape people's interactions with public spaces and create new forms of sociability. She teaches classes on mobile technologies, location-based games and Internet studies. Dr. de Souza e Silva is the co-editor (with Daniel M. Sutko) of the book Digital Cityscapes--Merging digital and urban playspaces (Peter Lang, 2009), and the co-author (with Eric Gordon) of the forthcoming book Net-Locality: Why location matters in a networked world (Blackwell, 2011). She holds a Ph.D. in Communication and Culture from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.