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Senior Lecturer, IKM and Digital Studies Program, University of Technology Sydney

Amelia Johns is a Senior Lecturer in Digital and Social Media. Her work spans the fields of digital media and digital citizenship studies, with a focus on young people’s negotiation of racism and citizenship in digitally networked publics. Her most recent research project examined Malaysian-Chinese youth digital practices, and the role 'the digital' plays in negotiations of political participation and citizenship. She is the author of 'Battle for the Flag' (2015), and co-editor of 'Negotiating Digital Citizenship: Control, Contest, Culture' (with Anthony McCosker and Son Vivienne, 2016).


  • –present
    Research Fellow at the Centre for Citizenship and Globalisation., Deakin University


  • 2012 
    University of Melbourne, PhD in Cultural Studies