About Sorin Matei has done extensive research on the social impact of new communication media and is an expert on international communication. His current research interests include the social shaping of mass and new media, location aware social media, and the spatial dimension of communication.
He received a Ph.D. in Communication from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California in Fall 2000. He also holds an M.A. in International Relations from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University. His papers were published in American Behavioral Scientist, Journal of Communication and Communication Research.
A native of Romania, Matei earned a B.A.