Carolina Dalla Chiesa (1987) is a PhD candidate in the Department of Arts and Culture at Erasmus University Rotterdam with a project on Crowdfunding for Cultural and Creative Industries. Her focus is to investigate patterns of projects and online platforms in crowdfunding schemes from the point of view of Cultural Economics and Economic Sociology.
- Crowdfunding for Cultural and Creative Industries
- Online research methods
- Ethnography and Social studies of markets
- Cultural Organizations
Carolina was awarded with two prizes in Organization Studies conferences in Brazil (2012 and 2014 - ENANPAd) and participated in many research projects on practices of cultural organizations. She was assistant professor at UFRGS (Porto Alegre - Brazil) with experience in teaching Sociology of Organizations. In 2014, she was awarded with a research grant from the Local Bureau for Culture (Secretaria da Cultura do RS) to investigate informal cultural practices outside metropolitan areas in the south of Brazil.
She holds an MsC in Cultural Anthropology cum laude (2017) and an MsC in Organization Studies (2014), both conducted in Brazil (UFRGS). She was also research assistant at the Creative Economy Observatory (OBEC), a project in partnership with the Ministry of Culture in Brazil (from 2014 to 2017) where she studied the local music industry.
Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus School of History, Culture and Communication