My name is Jean Burgess and I’m an academic, among other things.

For your enjoyment, here are some standard bios and a picture of my head.

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Jean Burgess (@jeanburgess) is Professor of Digital Media at Queensland University of Technology, where she is also the Director of the QUT Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC). Her research focuses on the cultures and politics of social and mobile media platforms, as well as new digital methods for studying them. Her books include YouTube: Online Video and Participatory Culture (Polity Press, 2009), Studying Mobile Media: Cultural Technologies, Mobile Communication, and the iPhone (Routledge, 2012), A Companion to New Media Dynamics (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013), and Twitter and Society (Peter Lang, 2014). Over the past decade she has worked with a large number of government, industry and community-based organisations, focusing on the uses of social and co-creative media to increase participation, advocacy and engagement.

Dr Jean Burgess (@jeanburgess) is Professor of Digital Media and Director of the Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC) at Queensland University of Technology. Her research focuses on the cultures, politics, and methods for studying social and mobile media platforms.

More work info at my QUT Staff Profile, and you can always find me on the Twitter @jeanburgess.