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Associate Professor in Sociology, Monash University

Brady Robards is an Associate Professor in Sociology in the School of Social Sciences at Monash University. He studies digital culture, with a focus on how people use and produce social media and how social media platforms operate as memory archives made up of digital traces of life over years of use. Brady has studied social media use among particular groups, such as LGBTIQ+ people, young people, tourists, and in the context of alcohol consumption. For more, visit Brady's website: Follow Brady on Twitter: @bradyjay

Brady is a member of The Australian Sociological Association (, the Association of Internet Researchers ( and the co-convenor of the Monash Digital Cultures Research Group.


  • 2022–present
    Associate Professor in Sociology, Monash University
  • 2017–2022
    Senior Lecturer in Sociology, Monash University
  • 2013–2017
    Lecturer in Sociology, University of Tasmania
  • 2011–2012
    Associate Lecturer in Sociology, Griffith University


  • 2012 
    Griffith University, PhD in Sociology