Senior Lecturer in Digital Media, Western Sydney University

Dr Tanya Notley is a Lecturer at the School of Humanities and Communication Arts and Associate Researcher at the Institute for Culture and Society at the University of Western Sydney. Tanya's research is focused on understanding how communication technology and network use impacts upon social and cultural participation, public accountability and transparency, education and learning, human rights and social justice.Tanya's was awarded her PhD in 2009 from the Queensland University of Technology. Her thesis examined young peoples uses and experiences of digital technologies and critiqued relevant Australian government policies. Tanya has an MA in Social Change and Development and a BA in Communications (both from the University of Newcastle).


  • –present
    Lecturer in Internet Studies & Convergent Media, University of Western Sydney


  • 2009 
    Queensland University of Technology, PhD