Michael James Walsh

Assistant Professor Social Science, University of Canberra

Michael James Walsh is an Assistant Professor in Social Science in the Faculty of Business, Government and Law at the University of Canberra. His research interests include the sociology of interaction, the writings of Erving Goffman, cultural sociology, technology and music. A chief dimension of his research explores the reception of communication technologies as they relate to and impact on social interaction. Michael’s publications have appeared in journals such as New Media & Society, Symbolic Interaction, and Information, Communication & Society.


  • 2015–present
    Assistant Professor Social Sciences, University of Canberra


  • 2011 
    Monash, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • The Australian Sociological Association

Research Areas

  • Sociology (1608)