Work​
experience​
(current)
Work​
experience​
(past)

Leuphana University Lüneburg

   Institute of Sociology and Cultural Organization (ISKO)

   Role: Postdoctoral researcher and Lecturer| From March 2022 onwards

   Research focus: Cultural Production, Organizations, and the Digital Economy. 

   Courses:

   1. Digital Platforms: independent forms of cultural production (2022 - summer semester)

   2. Project on Cultural Organizations and Society (2022 - winter semester)

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Leuphana University Lüneburg

   REGINNB Research Project

   Role: Collaborator/Researcher | From March to July 2022

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Erasmus University Rotterdam 

   Arts and Culture Department (ESHCC)

   Role: Master Theses supervisor| From January 2022.

   Research focus: Cultural Organizations, Funding for the Arts, Valuation of Culture.

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Arts and Culture Department (ESHCC)

Role: Lecturer and Ph.D. Candidate in Cultural Economics | January 2017 to November 2021.

Research focus: Digitalization and the new funding models for the arts.

Taught courses:

  1. Advanced Economic Aspects of Cultural Industries (2017-2021)

  2. Introduction to Economics of the Arts and Culture (2017-2018)

  3. Innovation in the Cultural Sectors (2019)

  4. Introduction to Economic Theory (2021)

As a supervisor:

  1. Internship supervision for undergrads (2018-2021)

  2. Bachelor Thesis supervision (2017-2018)

  3. Master Thesis supervision (2020-2021)

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Business School/Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (EA/UFRGS, Brazil)

Lecturer - March to December | 2015

Courses I taught in the Bachelor program in Business and Management Studies:

  1. a)  Sociology of Organizations

  2. b)  Introduction to Management Studies

  3. c)  Organizational Analyses

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OBEC - Creative Economy Observatory

(Department of Economics - UFRGS/Ministry of Culture, Brazil)

Project Manager and Researcher | 2014 – 2016

Co-responsible for managing the operations of the observatory.

Organizing research projects and seminars between academics and practitioners

Researching the local music industry ecosystem

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Apoia.se - Crowdfunding Platform (Porto Alegre, Brazil)

Community developer | 2015

Supporting entrepreneurs to better organize and communicate their projects.

Developing strategies to bring more users to the platform. Inbound marketing.

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Casa da Cultura Digital Porto Alegre (Porto Alegre, Brazil)

Researcher | 2013-2014

Commissioned research project dedicated to mapping the creative practices of artists within non-metropolitan areas of southern Brazil

Research project funded by the Secretary of Culture of the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil). 

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NGO Parceiros Voluntários (Porto Alegre, Brazil)

Management Consultant | 2011-2013

Consultancy on management for the non-profit sector and cultural organizations.

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AIESEC in Porto Alegre 

Volunteer Vice-President| 2009-2010

Education

 

 

Ph.D in Arts and Culture Studies (2021)

Erasmus University Rotterdam

Fully funded by NWO

Title: Crowdfunding Culture: bridging arts and commerce

Supervisors: Filip Vermeylen, Christian Handke, Erwin Dekker

Master degree (MSc.) in Management and Organization Studies

Universidade Federal Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Finished in 2014. Fully funded by CNPq (Brazil)

Theme: Creative Practices of Digital Culture

Supervisor: Neusa Cavedon

Master degree (MSc.) Cultural Anthropology

Universidade Federal Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Finished in 2017. Partially funded by CNPq (Brazil)

Theme: Meanings of online entrepreneurship

Supervisor: Arlei Damo

Cum Laude

 

Bachelor Degree

Business School EA/UFRGS

Universidade Federal Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

Area of concentration: Management

2006-2011

Unfinished Bachelor Degree: Social Sciences (UFRGS)

*Interrupted when I moved to The Netherlands for my doctoral studies

University Teaching Qualification (BKO, Netherlands)

Risbo - Research and Training Consultancy (https://www.risbo.nl/)

Funded by ESHCC/Erasmus University Rotterdam

Finished in 2021

Prizes

Best Ph.D. Thesis Award (2021)
Erasmus University Rotterdam / Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities
Title: Crowdfunding Culture a bridge between arts and commerce

Shortlisted: Best Published Article (2021)
Erasmus University Rotterdam / Erasmus Graduate School of Social Sciences and the Humanities
Authors: Carolina Dalla Chiesa and Erwin Dekker.
Article available at: https://doi.org/10.1093/ser/mwab006

Best Research Paper on Career Studies (2014)

National Association of Management Graduate Programs (ANPAD / Brazil)
Authors: Carolina Chiesa, Gabriela de Luca, Sidnei Rocha-de-Oliveira
Theme: Theoretical Developments in Career Studies
Article available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/1982-7849rac2016140080 


Best Research Paper on Organization Studies (2013)
National Association of Management Graduate Programs (ANPAD / Brazil)
Authors: Carolina Chiesa, Neusa Cavedon
Theme: Cyberspace and Public Space Ethnography
Article available at: http://www.anpad.org.br/diversos/down_zips/68/2013_EnANPAD_EOR670.pdf 


Best junior research paper (2007)
"Scientific Initiation" Program at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS / CNPq, Brazil)
Theme: Organizational Identity
Under the project: Sociability and Consumer Culture coordinated by Prof. Neusa Cavedon
Awards/
Grants

1) MECS Research Fellowship (Leuphana University/Germany)

Culture and Organizations Department

From December, 2021 to March 2022.

 

2) Lodz University (Poland)

Department of Management. Grant scheme for short visiting research (2021).

3) ESHCC-Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Arts and Culture Department Small Grant Scheme for promotion of seminars (2017-2020) 

4) ESHCC-Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands

PhD grant: fully funded doctoral research via NWO (Netherlands Research Council) (2017-2021)

5) CNPq, Brazil 

Fully funded Master studies in Business and Organizations (2012-2014) EA/UFRGS, Brazil.

6) CNPq, Brazil 

Junior Scholarship Grant for Undergraduates (2007-2008) EA/UFRGS, Brazil.

Event
Organization

1) Seminar Quality in Cultural Markets (2019)
Department of Arts and Culture (ESHCC-Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Co-organizer: Erwin Dekker

2) Global South and the Creative Industries Small Conference (2018)
Department of Arts and Culture (ESHCC-Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Co-organizer: Filip Vermeylen

3) Text and Data Analysis Workshop (2017)
Department of Arts and Culture (ESHCC-Erasmus University Rotterdam)

Co-organizer: Christian Handke

4) Seminar on Economic Anthropology and Consumer Studies

Department of Anthropology (UFRGS, Brazil)

Co-organizer: Arlei Damo

Skills

Languages

English ............ Fluent (IELTS Certification)

French ............. Intermediate 

Dutch ............... Basic (currently learning)

Portuguese ....... Mother tongue

Softwares

Microsoft Office, Mac OS, SPSS, Tableau, Atlas TI, VosViewer

Methods

Preference for Mixed-methods

Qualitative research

Quantitative content analysis

Ethnography

Memberships

ACEI (Association for Cultural Economics International)

SASE (Society for the Advancement of Socio-Economics)

EGOS (European Group for Organization Studies)