Deputy Director, Swinburne Institute for Social Research, RMIT University

Ellie Rennie is the Deputy Director of the Swinburne Institute for Social Research. She has published three books: Life of SYN: A Story of the Digital Generation (Monash University Press, 2011); Community Media: A Global Introduction (Rowman & Littlefield, 2006), and Internet on the Outstation: The Digital Divide and Remote Aboriginal Communities (co-authored, INC). Ellie is on the board of EngageMedia, and is Vice President of the Community Broadcasting Foundation.


  • 2006–present
    Associate professor, Swinburne University of Technology


  • 2004 
    Queensland University of Technology, PhD