Prof. Dr. Adriana Mutu

Fotografía de Prof. Dr. Adriana Mutu

Profesor Colaborador
Área de conocimiento: Comunicación, Sociedad y Cultura
Ciencias Políticas


							 
                        

Actividad académica

Estudio Asignatura
Grado en Economía y Gestión Cultural Environment in a Global Business
Grado en Publicidad y Relaciones Públicas Medios de Comunicación
Grado en Periodismo Comunicación I
  Media System Analysis
Grado en Publicidad y Relaciones Públicas Medios de Comunicación
Máster Universitario en Comunicación Digital y Nuevas Tecnologías Las Tendencias Tecnológicas Multimedia en el Campo de la Sociedad de la Información
Programa en Comunicación Social CEINDO Dirección/Codirección de Tesis CEINDO

Líneas de investigación

Audiovisual Media Regulation & Governance
International Media Regulatory Policy
National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs)
Comparative Media Systems


Reseña curricular

Formación académica

International scholar committed to interdisciplinary research, bringing together academic and industry knowledge, cross-disciplinary training and research experience including in Europe, North America and MENA. My research leverages scientific knowledge about the audiovisual media regulation, media independence and media policy-making, both at the national and the international level. 

PhD in Political Science (with distinction, the European Mention of Excellence), Autonomous University of Barcelona (2015) 

MA Exchange Student, Faculty of Communication and Audiovisual Journalism, University of Lleida, Spain (2011)

MA in Journalism and Communication Sciences, Faculty of Letters, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania (2011)

BA in Journalism and Communication Sciences, Faculty of Letters, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Romania (2009)

Trayectoria profesional

2017 Lecturer in the Department of Communication at the Facultat de Ciencias Socials, Universitat Abat Oliba CEU.

2014 Visiting Scholar Associate, Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS), Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania

2013 Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Social Research, Media and Communication Studies, University of Helsinki

2012–2015 Doctoral Researcher with a FI-DGR (Formación de Personal Investigador) grant awarded by the Catalan Agency for Management of University and Research Grants (AGAUR). Department of Political Science, Autonomous University of Barcelona

Actividad investigadora

PUBLICATIONS

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Mutu, A. (2018). The regulatory independence of audiovisual media regulators: A cross-national comparative analysis. European Journal of Communication33(6), 619–638. https://doi.org/10.1177/0267323118790153

Mutu, A. (2018), ‘The Institutional Design of Audiovisual Media Regulators: Evidence from Central and Eastern Europe’, Yearbook of the Institute of East-Central Europe, Vol. 16, No. 5, 2018, pp. 105-122. (PDF)

Mutu, A. and C. J. Botella (2013), “Broadcasting Regulation in Europe. A Theoretical Proposal for Comparative Research”, Trípodos, 32: 13-28.  (PDF)

Book Chapters/Collections

A. Mutu (accepted/in press, 2019), “The Audiovisual Media Services Directive”. Research Handbook on EU Media Law and Policy. Brogi, E. & Parcu, P. L. (eds). Edward Elgar Publishing.

A. Mutu (2015), “The Role of Communication Research in Media Policy-Making: An Analysis of Media Independence in Europe”. In A. Popa & F. Ioncioaia (Eds), Proceedings of the 2nd CommScie International Conference “Challenges for Sciences and Society in Digital Era” (pp. 147-149). Iasi: CommScie School of Postdoctoral Studies and Research, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania. 

A. Mutu (2013), “Media and Democracy. A Theoretical Design for Cross-Country Comparative Research on Broadcasting Regulation”. In H. Sousa, M. Pinto, J. Fidalgo, S. Jedrzejewski, Elsa Costa e Silva, A. Melo, L.A. Santos, S. Denicoli, M. Lameiras & M. Eusébio Barbosa (Eds.), Media Policy and Regulation: Activating Voices, Illuminating Silences (pp. 11-33). Braga: University of Minho-Communication and Society Research Centre (CECS), Portugal. 

Web-Based Publications

A. Mutu (2018), “A novel teaching strategy to enhance student’s participation: using cuts-ups and topic maps to teach Media Courses”. Blog entry to introduce a book chapter from the volume “Early career academics' reflections on learning to teach in Central Europe”, edited by Gabriela Pleschová and Agnes Simon (eds.) ISBN: 978-1-902435-63-3.

A. Mutu (2015), “The Formal Independence of National Media Regulatory Authorities: A Cross-Country Comparative Perspective”. Regulation News Section, the European Platform of Regulatory Authorities (EPRA).

A. Mutu (2014), “Media Independence in Europe: A Regulatory Challenge”. Blog entry, the Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS) at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania.

Discussion Series – Research Publications

A. Mutu (2018), “Freedom of Expression and Pluralism in the Digital Age: The role of National Media Watchdogs”. Essay, Summer School Journalism in the Age of Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence, Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute (EUI). Online Repository

RESEARCH GROUPS

Member of the Daniel Jones Research Group in Communication Structure and Policies (2014 SGR 29) at the Department of Media, Communication and Culture, Faculty of Communication Sciences, Autonomous University of Barcelona.

  • Researcher, Project: The impact of public funding on the economies of private media companies: subsidies and institutional advertising. An analysis of the Spanish case (2008-2020) (Plan Nacional de I+D+i).

RESEARCH STAYS

2021 Department of Media and Communication (IfKW), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

2014 Center for Global Communication Studies (CGCS), Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania, USA

2013 Department of Social Research, Media and Communication Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland

VISITING PROFESSOR

2019 BA Program, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department for Communication Studies, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich, Germany. Block Seminar: Comparative Media Systems (November).

2017 MA Research Program in Communication Studies, School of Human Sciences, Catholic University of Portugal. Seminar: Comparative Media Research (February).

EDITORIAL DUTIES

Reviewer for the Academic Journal Yearbook of the Institute of East-Central Europe (YIESW), published by the Institute of East-Central Europe, Lublin, Poland

Academic Committee Member at the International Journal of New Economics and Social Sciences/ (IJONESS), published by the International Institute of Innovation Science - Education - Development in Warsaw, Poland

MEMBERSHIP OF INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH & PROFESSIONAL NETWORKS

European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Standing Group on Regulatory Governance

European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) The Teaching and Learning Politics Standing Group

International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)

SELECTED GRANTS AND AWARDS

2019  Santander Bank CEU Fellowship for Young Researchers to conduct postdoctoral research at the Department of Media and Communication (IfKW), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany. Grant awarded by the CEU University Group and Santander Bank

2019  Erasmus+ Staff Mobility for Training – 2019/2020, to deliver guest lectures at the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Romania. Grant awarded by the University Abat Oliba CEU Barcelona (November)

2018  Erasmus+ Staff Mobility for Training – 2018/2019, to deliver guest lectures at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitat Muenchen. Grant awarded by the University Abat Oliba CEU Barcelona (November)

2018    Erasmus+ Staff Mobility for Training – 2017/2018, to participate at the 4th ECPR Teaching and Learning Summer School designed for Social Science Lecturers, at the University of Economics, Bratislava, Slovakia. Grant awarded by the University Abat Oliba CEU Barcelona (July)

2018   Full Scholarship to participate at the Summer School Journalism in the Age of Algorithms and Artificial Intelligence, awarded by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy (June)

2018    Travel Grant to participate at the 1st International Conference “Polish-Ukrainian relationship – economic, political and social aspects”, organized by Yuriy Fedkovich Chernivtsi National University in Chernivtsi, Ukraine. Grant awarded by the University Abat Oliba CEU Barcelona (May)

2017    Erasmus+ Staff Mobility Agreement for Teaching – 2016/2017, to deliver guest lectures at the Catholic University of Portugal. Grant awarded by the University Abat Oliba CEU Barcelona (January)

2013  Finnish Government Scholarship Pool programme for Doctoral Level 2013/2014, The Finnish National Agency for Education/Government of Finland. Department of Social Research, Media and Communication Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland

2012    Catalan Government Pre-Doctoral Fellowship (FI-DRG 2012-2015), the Agency for Management of University and Research Grants. Department of Political Science, Autonomous University of Barcelona

2011    Mobility Funds ERASMUS Exchange

INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS

Selected Academic Conferences & Workshops

2021 The 8th Biennial European Consortium on Political Research (ECPR) Standing Group on Regulatory Governance Conference, “Regulatory Governance: Who Carries the Conversation?”, organized by the University of Exeter, UK. Paper: “Intermediary Roles in Implementing Audiovisual Media Regulatory Programs: Evidence from Spain” (June).

2021 The 3rd Weizenbaum Conference “Democracy in Flux – Order, Dynamics and Voices in Digital Public Spheres” organized by the Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society in Berlin, Germany. Track 1: Creating and Opposing Orders, Panel 2: Regulation of Digital Technologies. Paper: “Audiovisual Media Regulation in the Age of Global Digital Platforms: Evidence from Spain”.

2021 The 10th Biennial Conference of the European Consortium on Political Research (ECPR) Standing Group on the European Union, organized by Luiss University, Rome. Paper: “Transposition and Implementation of Audiovisual Media Services Directive in Spain” (July).

2019 International Conference on “Business, technology and society in the 21st century European Union”, organized by the University Institute for European Studies (IDEE), University San Pablo-CEU, Madrid. Paper: “Intermediary Roles in Implementing Audiovisual Media Regulatory Programs: Evidence from Spain” (October).

2019 School on Integrity and Accountability, international training organized by Transparency International (TI) in cooperation with Mykolas Romeris Law School at the Mykolas Romeris University in Vilnius, Lithuania (July).

2018 Media in Conflicts Seminar, international training organized by the Interdisciplinary Center (IDC) Herzliya, at the Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy & Strategy in Tel Aviv, Israel (August). 

2018 The 4th Teaching and Learning Summer School designed for Social Science Lecturers, at  the University of Economics, Bratislava, Slovakia. Event organized by the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) Standing Group Teaching and Learning Politics (July).

2018 Summer School for Journalists and Media Practitioners “Journalism in the era of algorithms and artificial intelligence”. International training organized by the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute (EUI), Florence, Italy (June).

2018 The 1st International Conference “Polish-Ukrainian relationship – economic, political and social aspects”, organized by Yuriy Fedkovich Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine. Paper: “The Media Systems in Poland and Ukraine: A Cross-country Comparative Analysis” (May).

2018 Guest Lecturer for the MA Research Program in Communication Studies, School of Human Sciences, Catholic University of Portugal.  Paper: “Comparative Media Research: Regulating the media independence” (February)

2016 The 1st African Conference of the International Telecommunications Society (ITS) “ICT Infrastructures, Applications and Policies”, Ghana Technology University College and University Copenhagen, in Accra, Ghana. Paper: “The Institutional Design of National Media Regulators in Europe. Evidence from Cross-Country Analysis” (March).

2014 The 5th Biennial ECPR Standing Group for Regulatory Governance Conference on “Regulatory Governance: between Global and Local”, Institut Barcelona d'Estudis Internacionals (IBEI), Barcelona, Spain. Paper: “The Independence of National Media Regulators across Europe: A Comparative Perspective” (July).

2014 Visiting Scholars Welcome Event, Centre for Global Communication Studies (CGCS), Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. Paper: “Comparing National Regulatory Authorities across Democracies” (January).

2013 International Workshop “Critical Issues in European and National Media and Communications Policy: Contours of a New Paradigm?”, University of Westminster, London, UK. Paper: “Broadcasting Regulation in Europe. A Comparative Analysis of the National Regulatory Authorities” (November).

2013 International Conference “Media Policy and Regulation: Activating Voices, Illuminating Silences”, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal. Paper: “Media and Democracy. A Theoretical Design for Cross-Country Comparative Research on Broadcasting Regulation” (July).

2012 ECREA European Media and Communication Doctoral Summer School 2012, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Paper: “Types of democracy and National Regulatory Authorities” (August).

Congresses for Global Audiences (Leadership; Entrepreneurship; Marketing and Communications)

Chairing Congress Sessions on Informal Economy and Sustainable Development in Europe and Beyond  (JIM, 2011-19) 

2019 The 15h Edition of the International Marketing Congress (JIM), Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco. Paper: “Best Practices for Leadership in the Higher Education Sector” (February)

2018 The 14h Edition of the International Marketing Congress (JIM), Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco. Paper: “Female Entrepreneurship: Evidence from Europe” (February).

2017 The Forum on Coalition-Building for a More Tolerant Society, organized by the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR), Barcelona, Spain (June).

2017 The 13h Edition of the International Marketing Congress (JIM), Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco. Paper: “University role in the development of scientific research, innovation, skills development and entrepreneurship” (February).

2016 The 12th Edition of the International Marketing Congress (JIM), Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco. Paper: “Women in Research and Innovation: Evidence from Europe” (March).

2015 The 11th Edition of the International Marketing Congress (JIM), Cadi Ayyad University, Marrakech, Morocco. Paper: “Rural Development and Agricultural Cooperatives in Romania: Opportunities and Limitations of the Organic Agriculture” (February).

2013 The 9th Edition of the International Marketing Congress (JIM), Cadi Ayyad University, Guelmim, Morocco. Paper: “The Regional Operational Programme 2007-2013 REGIO. Tourism Development in Romania. A Region-Based Approach” (March).

2011 The 7th Edition of the International Marketing Congress (JIM), Esmara, Cadi Ayyad University, Morocco. Paper: “Territorial Marketing's Contribution to Regional Development. Analysis of the Romanian Macroeconomics, Before and During the Economic Crisis” (collaboration with Dr. Aurelian Plopeanu, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University; February).

EXPERIENCE IN ORGANIZING I+D+I ACTIVITIES 

2018 Co-organizer of the 1st International Conference “Polish-Ukrainian relationship: economic, political and social aspects” in Ukraine, with Yuriy Fedkovich Chernivtsi National University, Ukraine, and Lazarski University, Poland.

 

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