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Professor of Media and Communications, University of Sydney

Gerard Goggin is Professor of Media and Communications at the University of Sydney. He researches new media, and their social, cultural, and policy implications. Gerard's books include 'Global Mobile Media' (2011), 'Internationalizing Internet Studies' (2009), 'Cell Phone Culture' (2006), 'Virtual Nation: The Internet in Australia' (2004), and, with the late Christopher Newell, 'Disability in Australia' (2005) and 'Digital Disability' (2003). Current projects include the Australian Research Council-funded 'Young, Mobile, Networked: Youth and Mobile Media in Australia', 'Internet History in Australia and the Asia-Pacific', and 'Spreading fictions: distributing stories in the online age' (with ABC and Screen Australia).


  • 2011–present
    Professor of Media and Communications, The University of Sydney
  • 2007–2010
    Professor of Digital Communication, University of New South Wales


  • 1999 
    University of Sydney, PhD in British Literature

Research Areas

  • Communication And Media Studies (2001)
  • Cultural Studies (2002)