Jean Burgess

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 government, industry and community-based organisations to address the practical challenges and opportunities posed by digital and social media.