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Lecturer in Media and Communications, The University of Melbourne

Dr Jennifer Beckett is a lecturer in media communications at the University of Melbourne. Her areas of research include social media, online community management, moderation and below the line commentary, marketing communications, public and community engagement, and journalism practice. She has previously worked as an online and social media producer at the ABC, while her PhD focused on the use of media as a means of addressing national traumas.

Jennifer is also a self-confessed comic book geek and ocassionally writes on the Marvel Cinematic Universe.


  • –present
    Researcher, School of Arts and Media, University of New South Wales


  • 2011 
    University of Sydney, PhD