Michelle Ciccone

PhD Student

Michelle Ciccone is a first year PhD student in the Department of Communication at UMass Amherst. Previously she was a K-12 technology integration specialist and a middle school digital literacy, media literacy, and digital citizenship educator. She is a curriculum developer, writer, and workshop presenter; affiliated faculty at the Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island; and research affiliate with the Tang Institute at Andover where she collaborates with the ethi{CS} project. She was formerly a research assistant at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, and in 2019 was awarded 3rd place in AEJMC’s Best Practices in Teaching Media Literacy competition. You can watch her 2018 EdTalk here and follow her on Twitter at @MMFCiccone.