About

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.

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

Short
Dr Jean Burgess (@jeanburgess) is Associate Professor of Digital Media 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.