Rhonda McEwen

Rhonda McEwen is an Assistant Professor at the iSchool, University of Toronto, where she is currently researching the use of iPod and iPad devices by non-verbal autistic children for communication and socialization in a Toronto school setting.

Dr. McEwen’s research and teaching centres around information practices involving new media infrastructures, with an emphasis on youth media literacy, mobile communication, and social media design. She has worked and researched digital communications media for 15 years, both in companies providing services and in management consulting to those companies.

She holds an MBA in IT from City University in London, England, an MSc in Telecommunications from the University of Colorado, and a PhD in Information from University of Toronto.