Gabriel Mugar is a Research Associate and Affiliate Faculty at the Engagement Lab at Emerson College. Drawing from Science and Technology Studies and Computer-Supported Cooperative Work research, his work focuses on participatory media and open online collaborative knowledge production projects like Wikipedia and citizen science projects at Zooniverse.org. He is the Founder of the Transformative Culture Project (formerly Press Pass TV), a Boston-based non profit that provides with hands on experience and training in video journalism and media literacy. Previously, Gabriel was a field producer for Current TV and a television production instructor in the Boston Public Schools. Gabriel received his PhD from the School of Information Studies, Syracuse University.