Mathew Iantorno (he/him) is a PhD student at the Faculty of Information in the Media, Technology, and Culture stream. His research focuses on forms of retail automation, such as kiosks and delivery robots, and how these technologies reconfigure employment, consumer responsibility, and public space in ways that are often incongruous with their marketing pitches.
Science and technology studies, media archaeology, software studies, digital labour, marketing history, critical UX design
Master of Arts (MA) in Communication & Culture – Toronto Metropolitan University
Bachelor of Arts (BA) in English & New Media – University of Toronto
Committees or Affiliations
Member of the Design Justice Network, an international organization dedicated to rethinking design processes to centre those normally marginalized by design.
Recognition and Accolades
- SSHRC Canada Graduate Scholarship – Doctoral (2022-2025)
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2022–2023) (declined)
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2021–2022)
- Ethics of AI Graduate Research Fellowship (2021–2022)
- Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship (2014–2015)
- Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2013–2014)