Senior Lecturer, School of Communication, International Studies and Languages, University of South Australia

I have worked as a journalist, media advisor to a Federal Minister, broadcaster, public relations practitioner and as a freelance writer, consultant and researcher. I am a Program Director for the Bachelor of Communication and Media, in the School of Communication, International Studies and Languages at the University of South Australia. My research interests include all aspects of communication; the public communication of politics and policy; understanding the consequences of emerging technologies; media processes and practices; the history of the media and the social and political intersection of media communication and public policy.


  • 2005–present
    Program Director, Communication and Media, University of South Australia


  • 2006 
    University of South Australia, PhD
  • 1991 
    Australian Film and Television School, Graduate Diploma in Media

Research Areas

  • Communications And Media Policy (160503)
  • Communication And Media Studies (2001)
  • Communication Technology And Digital Media Studies (200102)
  • Screen And Media Culture (200212)
  • History Of Ideas (220209)
  • Innovation And Technology Management (150307)
  • Sociology And Social Studies Of Science And Technology (160808)
  • Research, Science And Technology Policy (160511)