Co-Director of the Digital Ethnography Research Centre and Professor of Media and Communication, RMIT University, RMIT University

Tania Lewis is Co-Director of the Digital Ethnography Research Centre and a Professor in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT. She is a media and cultural studies scholar with a wide range of empirical research experience and expertise. An ex medical practitioner, she is the author or editor of 8 books focused on urban and domestic lifestyles, sustainability, consumption, and global media cultures, including Digital Food: From Paddock to Platform (forthcoming); Smart Living: Lifestyle Media and Popular Expertise; Telemodernities: Television and Transforming Lives in Asia (with Fran Martin and Wanning Sun); and Digital Ethnography: Principles and Practices (with Sarah Pink et al). She is a chief investigator on the ARC Discovery project, ‘Ethical Consumption: From the Margins to the Mainstream’ and on ‘Work-life Ecologies: Lifestyle, Sustainability, Practices’, funded by RMIT’s Sustainable Urban Precincts Project. She is also conducting research with RMIT colleagues on household digital media practices for KPMG. In addition, Tania is the author of more than 40 refereed articles and book chapters, many of which can be found at RMIT's Research Repository.


  • –present
    Professor and Deputy Dean of Research, School of Media and Communication, RMIT University