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PhD Candidate and Graduate Researcher, Anthropology, La Trobe University

Jo Byrne is a PhD candidate and graduate researcher. A digital anthropologist, she is interested in the complex interplay between technology and culture. Her research interests include: gender, identity and digital social spaces as well as identifying intersections between quantitative ‘Big Data’ projects and qualitative social research. Her work is situated in digital ethnography, cross-disciplinary social media analysis, and investigations into the use, construction, and meaning of digital spaces. Her PhD research explores digital social spaces as used in the work- and home-lives of entrepreneurial mothers.


  • –present
    PhD Candidate, La Trobe University


  • 2014 
    La Trobe University, Honours / Anthropology