Professor Heather Horst's research interests and experience revolve around the intersection of digital media, material culture, transnational migration, consumption and social change.
She has also undertaken research on the impact on the relationship between digital media and learning. Professor Horst has a strong publications record having produced a significant number of peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters. She has also been an invited key note speaker at many national conferences in the USA and undertakes Editorial Board duties for a number of publications.
Associate Professor Heather Horst was awarded a Vice-Chancellor’s Senior Research Fellow in 2010 and is based in the School of Media and Communications. Her experience complements the research undertaken in the RMIT Centre for Applied Social Research.