The School of Media and Communication at RMIT University is home to a vibrant community of renowned practitioners, thinkers, theorists and digital communication specialists.
Robert Crawford is a Professor of Advertising in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University. His research has focused on the growth and development of the advertising, marketing, and public relations industries across Australia, Oceania, and South East Asia.
Linda Brennan is a Professor in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT University. Her research interests are the use and abuse of advertising and social marketing for social change.
Dr Lukas Parker is a lecturer in the School of Media and Communication. He lectures in advertising to postgraduate and undergraduate students, and supervises postgraduate research students. His research interests are in social marketing and marketing communication.
Lisa's research and teaching centres on digital journalism. Her current projects concentrate on the role of media, journalism and social media activism in the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse
Ingrid has been teaching, supervising and researching in the fields of digital media, mobile media and games for over twenty years.
James studies media law and policy. He currently holds an early career research fellowship from the Australian Research Council to study the algorithmic distribution of news. James has also received funding from the International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network.
Dr. Thompson commenced as Lecturer in Professional Communication (Early Career Development Fellow) at RMIT in January 2020. Prior to this, he lectured in digital media writing and practice at the University of Melbourne and Victoria University.
Dr Deborah Wise is a Senior Lecturer (Public Relations) in the School of Media and Communication. Her research interests are primarily concerned with how power is manifested within social interactions and the rights and duties of entities to adopt particular discursive position.
Dr Bruno Schivinski is a senior lecturer in the School of Media and Communication. He lectures in quantitative research methods to postgraduate students and supervises HDR students. His research interests are in online consumer behaviour.
Dr Ella Chorazy is a Lecturer and Early Career Researcher in the School of Media and Communication at RMIT in Melbourne, Australia. She completed her PhD with the Digital Media Research Centre at QUT in 2018, and has interdisciplinary research interests, spanning the fields of political communication, public relations, journalism, media studies and popular culture.
Michaela is a lecturer in public relations and communication with RMIT's School of Media and Communication. Her qualifications span communication, business, marketing communication and public health
Leah Li coordinates and teaches courses, researches and supervises HDR candidates across the Communication discipline, including Public Relations, Digital Communication, Journalism, and Media. She is best known for her work in digital engagement and culture in the interdisciplinary areas of public relations, place branding, journalism, and media representation.
Dr Alexandra Wake is an active leader, educator and researcher in journalism. Her work sits at the nexus of journalism practice, journalism education, equality, diversity and mental health.
Cathy teaches and researches in Communication & Media Studies with an interdisciplinary focus incorporating political studies, political economy and cultural economy.
Anna is known for her theoretical and empirical work with socially marginalised people, especially young people with disabilities, young refugees and migrants, those who are economically and socially disadvantaged, and men at the margins of society.
Dr Chengju Huang focuses his research on social-journalistic transition in China and comparative media studies. Specifically, his major research interests include: Asian media studies, particularly Chinese media studies; international communication; comparative media systems and global media transition.
Ellie's current research is focused on social and policy questions arising from automation technologies, including blockchain. She has worked extensively on the topic of digital inclusion, particularly in relation to remote Australia and Indigenous communities.
Dr David Fouvy is a lecturer at RMIT university and an early career researcher. David's research interests include the impact of communication on consumer behaviour and the drivers of future consumption.
Ying is a lecturer in the Politics, Economies and Communication (PEC) Contextual Stream within the School of Media and Communication at RMIT. She has 20 years of research and teaching experience in Media and Communication across various institutions in Malaysia and Australia.
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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business - Artwork 'Luwaytini' by Mark Cleaver, Palawa.
Acknowledgement of Country
RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.