Francesca AlbrezziResearch & Instructional Technology Consultant
Francesca Albrezzi has worked with museums for over a decade, including the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History (Washington, D.C.), the Institut national d’histoire de l’art (Paris, France), the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Getty Research Institute (Los Angeles, California).
She is currently pursuing her Doctoral degree in the Department of World Arts and Cultures/Dance at the University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA), and has received a Digital Humanities Graduate Certificate through UCLA’s Digital Humanities Program. Her dissertation interrogates non-traditional modes of publishing, display, information capture, and pedagogy in museums and archives. Specifically, she is interested in spectrums of immersive experience within GLAM organizations as offered by technologies such as virtual reality, augmented reality, and 360 photo and video capture.
Albrezzi also has significant experience developing digital tools, such as The Getty Scholars’ Workspace™ for conducting collaborative arts research and preservation. She is a HASTAC Scholar (2016-2018) and a contributing editor and social media manager for arthistoryteachingresources.org (AHTR). Additionally, she has taught within the field of Digital Humanities for four years at UCLA, and helped to produce an online digital art history textbook.