Gitte Bang Stald is Associate Professor in Digital cultures and Mobile Communication Research Group at the IT University of Copenhagen. From February 2010 she is head of the Digital Design and Communication study program. From 1994 to 2007 she worked at Film & Media Studies, Institute for Media, Cognition and Communication at the University of Copenhagen.
Primary research areas are mobile media and social change, digital communication, and digital youth media cultures, digital media and globalisation. Gitte Bang Stald is also member of the Center for Network Culture.
Gitte participated in the European comparative project Children and Their Changing Media Environment 1995-1998; in the research programme Global Media Cultures 1999-2001; in research – and development projects on mobile content for young Danes 2004-6; on mobile solutions for dyslexics 2006-7; in The MacArthur Foundation’s series on Youth 2007, Digital Media and Learning on user driven mobile media communities 2008-9. She participates in EU Kids Online I+II. She has published articles i.e. on media and cultural globalisation, adolescents’ digital media cultures, and on mobile media. She is co-editor of Global Encounters: Media and Cultural Transformation (2002) and of Digital Aesthetics and Communication, Northern Lights vol 5, 2007.