Jorge Mora, Ph.D. is an interdisciplinary researcher in the areas of interactive media, transmedia, and health & communications, as well as author and director originally from Spain. He holds a Ph.D. Cum Laude in Techniques and Processes of Creating Images: Social and Aesthetics Applications, by the Universidad Complutense de Madrid in collaboration with UCSD within the EAP Program at the CRCA and Visual Arts Department; a
M.F.A. in Interactive Media, School of Cinematic Arts, University of Southern California, a B.A. in Audiovisual Communications and a B.A. in Cultural and Social Anthropology.
He is a Researcher Affiliated at Arthur C. Clarke Center for Human Imagination, UCSD, University of California San Diego. http://imagination.ucsd.edu/index.html#people
He is founder & co-director of the Interdisciplinary Research Groups CICNETART in Society+ Communication+ Health +Art+ Technology and the Laboratory of Emergent Media Converges, http://www.cicnetart.org/eng/ , and the NEUROSYNAPSIS, http://www.neurosynapsis.org/index.php?l=eng, funded as part of the Prometheus Research Project by the Secretary of Innovation, Science, Research, Technology and Higher Education from Ecuador & the DIUC, Direction of Research Universidad de Cuenca. He did is also founder of the Visual Arts Festival VideoBabel, http://festivalvideobabel.org/, supported by the UNESCO, UCM, the Fulbright Commission, the Françoise Alliance, MAEC-AECID, Spanish Agency & Ministry of Cooperation, etc.
He is also a member of the Science Committee of the JCR Journal Comunicar, www.revistacomunicar.com, and reviewer of the Journal Games & Culture, http://gac.sagepub.com. He is member of the ICOM, Unesco International Council of Museums, ICA, International Communication Association, and a Researcher Associate and Collaborator of the USC Center on Public Diplomacy and MacArthur Foundation's Project "Virtual Worlds and the Public Good", the LatinAmerican Group of Transmedia Narratives, http://catedratransmedia.com.ar/, Argentina, the Laboratory of Digital Culture-Research Group Museum I+D+C http://www.ucm.es/centros/webs/gi5068/, Spain, the Labyrinth Project, http://dornsife.usc.edu/labyrinth/laby.html, founded at USC, USA, and the Laboratory of Comparative Human Cognition, http://lchc.ucsd.edu/home, San Diego, between others.
Projects & Exhibitions
- Summary of all at www.drjorgemora.org
- Neurocinema and Neuroscience for Recoverying from Addiction. http://www.neurosynapsis.org/index.php?l=eng,
- CICNETART Research Group http://cicnetart.org/eng/
- Festival VideoBabel http://festivalvideobabel.org/PortadaEng.htm
- MediaLabMadrid Inside Track http://www.medialabmadrid.org/viaintima/
- Multicultulrturalvideos USC Push Start Exhibition http://interactive.usc.edu/thesis2008/