Marco Adria is an author and expert on online communications, social media, and public involvement. His book, Technology and Nationalism, won the Lewis Mumford Award from the New York-based Media Ecology Association. He is a Professor Emeritus of Communication, University of Alberta. In 2018-19, he is Visiting Professor at the Graduate Program in Public and Corporate Communication, University of Milan, Italy. In 2015-16 he was Visiting Professor of Communication, Tecnológico de Monterrey, Mexico.