Magdalena Zdrodowska is an associate professor at the Institute of Audiovisual Arts, Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland. Her book The telephone, moving pictures, and cyborgs. Relations of the deafness and technology (in Polish) will be published in 2021. She is currently conducting a book length project The Deaf History of Cinema. By combining the approaches of history of technology, deaf and disability studies, and anthropological methods she investigates the relations between technology, art and disability.
She had conducted research as a visiting scholar at Gallaudet University (Washington), Rochester Institute of Technology, University of Sheffield, and York University (Toronto).