Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Soledad earned her B.A. in International Relations at the University of Belgrano in Buenos Aires. She has also completed graduate studies in Political Science and Sociology at FLACSO, Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, and in USC’s Master of Public Diplomacy program. Before attending USC, she served as a teaching assistant at her alma mater and continued this at the USC Dornsife School of International Relations. Soledad was also a Geoffrey Cowan endowed research scholar and worked at USC’s Center on Communication Leadership and Policy. Her research interests are focused on the political economy of information and communication technologies, as well as the analysis of their underlying value structures and effects they have on our everyday lives. This is her first year of doctoral studies at the USC Annenberg Communications program.