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Leonard Santos

Leonard Santos

Visiting Assistant Professor and MediaLab Coordinator

Media, Culture, and Communication

Leonard Santos is a Visiting Assistant Professor and the Lab Coordinator of the MediaLab in the Department of Media, Culture, and Communication (MCC). He received his M.A. and B.S. in MCC from New York University, graduating summa cum laude.

Santos' experience is in the education and coordination of digital media and technology within a humanities curriculum. He currently teaches practice-based courses and organizes the logistics and operations of MediaLab's staff, projects, and events to assist students with digital critical making and practice-based coursework. His research focus is on digital media, LGBTQ+ youth mental health and suicide, and digital activism.

Prior to this position, Santos was an Adjunct Professor at New York University. He was also an NYU Weber Shandwick Master in Residence as a graduate student, working with the global public relations company in their Product and Technology department.