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Senior Lecturer, Digital, Political, Media, Deakin University

Luke researches what happens when life and the Internet collide. He was awarded a PhD from the University of Melbourne researching radical transparency, democratic governance, and their mediation in the networked terrain of contemporary politics. He is a Research Fellow for the Melbourne Networked Society Institute and teaches at the School of Social and Political Sciences, The University of Melbourne.

Previous research interests included international relations conflict management and resolution, and WMD proliferation risk. He was educated in Political Science in Canada and the UK, and worked in the private sector and Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.


  • 2018–present
    Lecturer, Deakin University
  • 2017–2018
    Associate lecturer, The University of Melbourne


    Queen's University, Canada, BA Development Studies
    Queen's University, Canada, BA(H) Politics
    University of Nottingham, UK, MA International Relations
  • 2016 
    The University of Melbourne, PhD

Research Areas

  • Communication And Media Studies (2001)
  • Political Science (1606)