Marta Severo is Associate Professor in Communication at the University of Paris Nanterre and a junior member of Institut Universitaire de France. She is a member and Deputy Director of the Dicen Laboratory. Beside these institutional commitments, since 2012, she coordinates the theme Media and territories of the International College of Territorial Sciences (CIST) in Paris. Her research focuses on action research in social sciences through web-based data.
Her research activities focus on two thematic areas: (i) the collaborative construction of cultural heritage and memories on the web and (ii) the digital representations of place and space. She counts several publications in national and international journals.
She has obtained several funding (H2020, ANR, Labex, CNRS, ESPON ..), in particular a starting project funded by the French research agency ANR for studying cultural collaborative platforms. She has recently edited the books Patrimoine culturel immatériel et numérique (2017) et Traces numériques et territoires (2015).