Professor Mark Gibson
Mark Gibson is Professor of Media and Associate Dean – Media, Writing and Publishing in the School of Media and Communication.
Mark Gibson is Professor of Media and Associate Dean – Media, Writing and Publishing in the School of Media and Communication. He has interests in cultural industries; fringe, independent and alternative cultural production; performance comedy; and histories of media and cultural studies.
Mark is co-author of Fringe to Famous – Australian Cultural Production After the Creative Industries (Bloomsbury, forthcoming) and author of Culture and Power – A History of Cultural Studies (Berg, 2007). He is currently a chief investigator on the Australian Research Council Linkage project, 'Comedy Country: Australian Performance Comedy as an Agent of Change'.
Before joining RMIT, Mark worked at Monash University, Murdoch University and Central Queensland University. He was also editor, for thirteen years, of Continuum – Journal of Media and Cultural Studies.
1 PhD Completions3 PhD Current Supervisions
- Gibson, M. (2021). Editing After Exit – Alienation and Counter-Alienation in the Cultures of Cultural Studies Journals In: Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, 35, 356 - 368
- Gibson, M.,Moore, T. (2018). Cultural Innovation on the Fringe – the Fields of ‘Limited’ and ‘Extensive’ Production In: Bourdieu's Field Theory and the Social Sciences, Springer, Singapore
- Moore, T.,Gibson, M.,Lumby, C. (2018). Recovering the Australian Working Class In: Considering Class: Theory, Culture and Media in the 21st Century, Koninklijke Brill, Leiden, The Netherlands
- Gibson, M.,Moore, T.,Edmond, M. (2017). Fringe to famous: Enabling and popularising cultural innovation in Australia In: Routledge Handbook of Global Cultural Policy, Taylor and Franics, United Kingdom
- Gibson, M. (2017). Creative Suburbia: Cultural Innovation in Outer Suburban Australia In: Infinite Suburbia, Princeton Architectural Press, United States
- Gibson, M. (2016). Creativity and Attenuated Sociality: Creative Communities in Suburban and Peri-Urban Australia In: Creative Communities: Regional Inclusion and the Arts, Intellect Press, Bristol, United Kingdom
- Gibson, M. (2014). Tchk, tchk, tchk: Skippy the Bush Kangaroo and the question of Australian seriousness In: Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, 28, 574 - 582
- Gibson, M. (2013). Dandenong’s Little India – Australian Multiculturalism and the Suburbanisation of International Migration’ In: Remapping the Future: History, Culture and Enviroment in Australia and India, Cambridge Scholars, United Kingdom
- Moore, T.,Gibson, M. (2013). Fringe to famous: bohemians, entrepreneurs, audiences and the enabling state In: Asia Pacific Journal of Arts and Cultural Management, 10, 35 - 47
- PhD (Edith Cowan)
- MA (Communication) (U Tech Syd)
- BA (Hons) (U Syd)