Belinha De Abreu, PhD
Practitioner, Author, Professor and Researcher
Belinha S. De Abreu, PhD., is a global media literacy educator. She served as an International Expert to the Forum on Media & Information Literacy for UNESCO’s Communication & Information Section. Her research interests include media and information literacy education, educational technology, global perspectives, critical thinking, privacy, big data, young adults, and algorithmic injustice. Dr. De Abreu is the President of the International Council for Media Literacy (IC4ML) and is the founder of the International Media Literacy Research Symposium which has been held in the USA and Portugal. She is the recipient of the 2021 National Association for Media Literacy Education’s Media Literacy Research Award. Dr. De Abreu’s work has been featured in various other publications. She is the author of Teaching Media Literacy (ALA: Neal-Schuman, 2019), Mobile Learning through Digital Media Literacy (Peter Lang, 2017), and the forthcoming book Media Literacy for Justice: Lessons for Changing the World (ALA: Neal-Schuman 2022).