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Lecturer, School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry, Curtin University

I'm a researcher focusing mainly on how activists are not only using, but also working to reshape, key technologies. I've published academic articles on a wide range of topics, including food sovereignty activism in India; anti-fascist action in Greece; Facebook's use in tertiary education; Internet reform in post-revolutionary Tunisia; free speech online; and artificial intelligence. In 2015 my first book, 'Global Justice and the Politics of Information: The struggle over knowledge' came out. In addition to my work within academia, I've spoken at activist events around the world.


  • 2010–present
    Lecturer, Internet Studies


  • 2010 
    University of Western Australia, PhD, Political Science and International Relations


  • 2020
    Blended Data: Critiquing and Complementing Social Media Datasets, Big and Small, in econd International Handbook of Internet Research
  • 2019
    Theories of parenting and their application to artificial intelligence, AAAI/ACM Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics, and Society
  • 2019
    Rethinking Networked Solidarity, in Social Media Materialities and Protest: Critical Reflections
  • 2018
    Post-industrial and digital society, in 'The Palgrave Handbook of Anarchism'
  • 2016
    Transforming Tunisia: Transitional Justice and Internet Governance in a Post-Revolutionary Society, International Journal of Transitional Justice
  • 2016
    Thinking Beyond ‘Free Speech’ in Responding to Online Harassment, Ada: a journal of gender, new media, and technology
  • 2015
    Global Justice and the Politics of Information: The struggle over knowledge, Routledge
  • 2015
    Harbouring Dissent: Greek Independent and Social Media and the Antifascist Movement, Fibreculture
  • 2015
    Mapping Movements – Social Movement Research and Big Data: Critiques and Alternatives, in 'Compromised Data From Social Media to Big Data'
  • 2014
    Occupy Oakland and #oo: uses of Twitter within the Occupy movement, First Monday
  • 2014
    Changing Facebook’s Architecture, in 'An Education in Facebook'
  • 2012
    Contested Technologies: the emergence of the digital liberties movement, First Monday
  • 2007
    Framing genetically modified crops: where do women fit into the picture?, Agenda, 27