Renata Cristina de Oliveira Tomaz

Doctorate (2017) in Communication and Culture (2017), in the research line Media and Sociocultural Mediation, with Faperj Aluno Note 10 scholarship, by the same institution, where she also completed her master’s degree (2011), with Capes scholarship, and a degree in Journalism (2004). Researcher in the Center for Media, Emotions and Sociability Studies (NEMES), enrolled at CNPq. Associate editor of the magazine DESidades, linked to the Interdisciplinary Center for Research and Exchange for Childhood and Adolescence (Nipiac), based at the UFRJ Institute of Psychology. Winner of the Eduardo Peñuela 2018 Award, awarded by the National Association of Graduate Programs in Communication (Compós), in the category Best Doctoral Thesis, with the work “What you will be before you grow up – Youtubers, Childhood and Celebrities”. Winner of the Freitas Nobre 2016 Award, granted by the Brazilian Society of Interdisciplinary Communication Studies (Intercom), for the article “Child can sing and dance funk – the repercussions of MC Melody videos and childhood disputes.” Has professional experience in the area of ​​Communication, in print, online and electronic media. Research interests focus on the areas of media, childhood, youth, contemporary subjectivities, digital cultures, motherhood and social networks. She was a Substitute Professor at the Department of Cultural Studies and Media at the Fluminense Federal University and also a Faperj postdoctoral fellow (2018) at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) School of Communication.

Project Developed at the PPGMC: BETWEEN THE VOICE AND THE SPEACH: Child Youtubers, celebrities and social participation
Supervisor: Prof. Doc. Carla Baiense Félix.
Research Strand: Politics, discourse and society
Period:01/2019 to 12/2020