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Teresa Correa

Santiago, Región Metropolitana, Chile

Associate professor, School of Communication; Director of CICLOS, Universidad Diego Portales


Teresa Correa (PhD., U. Texas-Austin) is associate professor in the School of Communication and director of the research center CICLOS at Universidad Diego Portales in Chile. Her research–which has been published in more than 50 journal articles and book chapters–focuses on digital media and inequality.

Scholarly beginnings

A research idea

Envisioning possible futures in the field of communication and media studies

Learn more about Prof. Correa’s journey

Selected readings

• Correa, Teresa, Isabel Pavez & Javier Contreras. (2020). Digital inclusion through mobile phones?: A comparison between mobile-only and computer users in internet access, skills and use. Information, Communication & Society23(7), 1074-1091.

• Correa, Teresa, Isabel Pavez, & Javier Contreras. (2019). The complexities of the role of children in the process of technology transmission among disadvantaged families: A mixed-methods approach. International Journal of Communication13, 1099-1119.

• Correa, Teresa, Isabel Pavez & Javier Contreras. (2017). Beyond access: A relational and resource-based model of household Internet adoption in isolated communities. Telecommunications Policy41(9), 757-768. 

Correa, Teresa & Isabel Pavez. (2016). Digital inclusion in rural areas: A qualitative exploration of challenges faced by people from isolated communities. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 21(3), 247-263.

• Correa, Teresa. (2014).  Bottom-up technology transmission within families: Exploring how youths influence their parents in the usage of digital media with dyadic data. Journal of Communication, 64, 103-124.

Watch Prof. Correa present on “Digital inclusion through mobiles: An opportunity or a trap?” at the Center for Latinx Digital Media

Listen to Prof. Correa’s insights about her professional journey in El Café Latinx podcast