About me

My name is Jean Burgess and I am an academic expert in digital media. My complete CV is available as a PDF here.

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Jean Burgess

Medium bio

Jean Burgess (@jeanburgess) is Professor of Digital Media and Director of the Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC) at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia. Her research focuses on the uses, cultures and politics of social and mobile media platforms, as well as new digital methods for studying them. Her co-authored and edited 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 government, industry and community-based organisations to address the practical challenges and opportunities posed by digital and social media.

Short bio
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 digital methods for studying social and mobile media platforms.

More info
You might want to look at my QUT Staff Profile, and you can find my publications at QUT’s eprints repository and my Google Scholar Profile. My Twitter account is @jeanburgess. The Wikipedia entry on me is very out of date and slightly odd, but there it is anyway.