Dr. Isabella Rega holds a PhD. in Communication Sciences and an Executive Master degree in Intercultural Communication from the Universitå della Svizzera Italiana (USI).
She currently works for Bournemouth University (BU) and for the Jesuit Worldwide Learning: Higher Education at the Margins (JWL) initiative.
At BU she is Associate Professor in Digital Media for Social Change in the Faculty of Media and Communication, Deputy Head of CEMP — Centre of Excellence in Media Practice. Head of its Media and Digital Literacies Research Cluster and member of the Civic Media Hub.
At JWL she is Global Research Director, and she leads the research efforts of the organisation on the impact of Higher Education on marginalised commurvities around the globe and on the effectiveness of digital technologies to deliver high-quality educational experiences.