Randolf Mariano

Randolf Mariano is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Language and Culture under Media and Documentation Science Research Unit at UiT The Arctic University of Norway, advised by Prof. Andreas VĂ„rheim. As a member of the research group "LAMCOM - Libraries, Archives, and Museums in the Community", Randolf is studying the role of cultural and innovation diplomacy towards LAMs' learning environments in providing educational, economic, and social opportunities to the civic public. Before starting his Ph.D. at UiT, he worked as a Digital Engagement Librarian at the U.S. State Department's American Spaces and Korean Cultural Center in the Philippines. He studied both his Bachelor's and Master's degree in Library and Information Science at the University of the Philippines.