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Our Associates

Jason Bainbridge
Research Interests: Popular culture and how it shapes law, strategic communication, media and merchandising.
Professor Jason Bainbridge is Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Design at the University of Canberra. He publishes widely on media culture, merchandising and licensing and popular representations of law. He holds a PhD in Media Studies and a Bachelor of Laws

Scott Bridges
Research Interests: Journalism, communications, Arab media and politics.
Dr Scott Bridges is a Lecturer in Communication and Media at the University of Canberra and has worked in newsrooms across Australia, Europe and the Middle East. He is the managing director of Australia-Middle East Journalism Exchange, a not-for-profit company dedicated to enhancing cross-cultural understanding by fostering better informed journalism. Scott is passionate about the Middle East as a region, and particularly about building stronger ties between Australia and the Arab world. Scott's expertise is cross-disciplinary, spanning multi-platform media, communications and political science. He speaks beginner Arabic and is working hard to improve his proficiency.

Contact: Scott.Bridges@canberra.edu.au

Shaun Cheah
Research Interests: Social capital in the realm of inter-firm relationships and sponsorship marketing.
Dr Shaun Cheah is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Canberra. Shaun was in the corporate sector prior to joining the University of Canberra.  He began his career in global advertising agency Leo Burnett (in 1989), based in their world headquarters (in Chicago). Here he was placed on the McDonald’s International Division, and was in a team which managed their global branding (and communication) campaigns. Thereafter he went on to manage other brands in the Asia-Pacific region (i.e. Visa International, Shell, KFC, Nestle, Citibank, Jaguar and Mercedes-Benz), the latter 2 as Regional Group Brand Director.  He spent 14 years in the corporate world while his current career in academia spans 15 years (and counting).  He currently holds a Bachelor’s and Masters in Marketing Communication, and a PhD in Economics.

Contact: Shaun.Cheah@canberra.edu.au

Rachel Cunneen
Research Interests: Australian literature, EALD and refugee student support, English curriculum, literacy for teachers, media literacy.
Rachel holds a PhD from ANU on the editing and censoring of M.Barnard Eldershaw's Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow. She has published widely on contemporary Australian literature, as well as the Australian English curriculum. She is currently working with Mathieu O'Neil on an Affiliated Schools project: Co-developing a new approach to media literacy in the attention economy, supported by grants from the University of Canberra, the ACT Education Directorate and the US Embassy.

Contact: Rachel.Cunneen@canberra.edu.au
@RachCunneen

Megan Deas
Research Interests: TBC
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Contact: Megan.Deas@canberra.edu.au
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Janet Fulton
Research Interests: Creativity and cultural production, journalism, journalism education, media entrepreneurship, creative industries and work-integrated learning.

Dr Janet Fulton is a researcher in Communication and Media and holds a PhD from the University of Newcastle. Janet’s PhD examined the creative practices of journalists in Australia and she has continued to research and publish in the area of creativity and creative practice. Her latest co-authored book, 'Creative Industries Entrepreneurship: How Innovative Agents, Skills and Networks Interact', is due to be published at the end of 2022. Janet has worked with Professors Sora Park and Kerry McCallum and A/Prof Caroline Fisher on several projects around diversity, equity and inclusion in the Australian news media and is an Adjunct Associate Professor at RMIT University.

Contact: Janet.Fulton@canberra.edu.au
@JanetFulton

Greg Jericho
Research Interests: TBC.
Dr Greg Jericho is a Lecturer in Communication and Media at the University of Canberra. He also writes on economics for The Guardian Australia and is the author of the celebrated Grogs Gamut blog. He is a former public servant and author of the book The Rise of the Fifth Estate: Social Media and Blogging in Australian Politics.

Contact: Greg.Jericho@canberra.edu.au
@GrogsGamut

Irfan Khan
Research Interests: Social media technologies as a means for social support, and benefit health consumers and healthcare organisations; technology adoption theories, consumer behaviour, halal food marketing and workplace behaviour.
Dr Irfanuzzaman Khan is an Assistant Professor of Marketing at the Canberra School of Business, University of Canberra. He obtained his Doctoral degree (PhD) in Management from the University of Canberra in 2019. His PhD research primarily focused on the social, technological and ideological drivers impacting health professionals’ and health consumers’ social media usage and acceptance behaviours. Dr Khan’s research interest centres around how social media technologies can be used as means for social support and benefit health consumers and healthcare organisations. His interest in social media technologies extends to his recent research endeavours concerning the benefits and barriers of social media adoption in the healthcare context. Other areas of interest include technology adoption theories, consumer behaviour, halal food marketing and workplace behaviour. He teaches Marketing at both Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. His teaching specialisation is on Consumer behaviour, Digital marketing and Management information systems.

Contact: Irfan.Khan@canberra.edu.au

William Lukamto
Research Interests: TBC

William Lukamto is a final year PhD candidate at the University of Melbourne specialising in computational social science. He has research interests in censorship and political communication. He provides expertise in data mining, wrangling and visualisation, pattern/trend recognition, developing surveys and supervised/semi-supervised machine learning programming.

Contact: William.Lukamto@canberra.edu.au

Alanna Myers
Research Interests: TBC.
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Contact: Alanna.Myers@canberra.edu.au
@AlannaMyers


Peter Radoll
Research Interests: Information systems, information technology, indigenous, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander.
Professor Peter Radoll is an Anaiwan man of Northern NSW and is Professor of Information Technology and Pro Vice Chancellor, Indigenous at the University of Canberra and Director, Ngunnawal Centre. He has over ten years experience in senior management and a record of superior results in a number of dynamic and challenging environments. Over fifteen years in the higher education sector and nine years in Indigenous higher education with experience in all aspects of university including teaching, research, staff and student recruitment, marketing, senior management, and staff development. Exceptional communicator with a consultative style, strong negotiation skills and outstanding problem-solving abilities. Acknowledged for employing clear ideals, standards and integrity to leadership and decision-making. A team-oriented leader with the proven ability to produce results and strengthen organisational growth.


@peterradoll

Barbara Walsh
Research Interests: TBC
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Contact: Barbara.Walsh@canberra.edu.au
@Barb_Walsh3