Journalism Studies includes research in the area of media ethics, journalism and digital media, political communication and media production.
Faculty Research Focus
The academic staff has ongoing research interests in:
- Journalism and new media
- Ethics in journalism
- Media production
The College will consider any research topic that interests potential PhD students; however, students will benefit from researching in areas that align with the College’s strengths. Please contact us to discuss your PhD topic.
Alternatively you may contact one of our academics below to discuss your area of interest.
- Dr Brigid McCarthy
- Contemporary Photojournalism - Dr Kristian Häggblom
- Digital Journalism - Dr Steinar Ellingsen
- Emerging journalism - Professor Lawrie Zion
- English in Australia - Professor Lawrie Zion
- Journalism and New Media - Dr Steinar Ellingsen
- Journalism Education - Dr Steinar Ellingsen
- Journalism practice - Professor Lawrie Zion
- Media diversity, sport and social inclusion, podcasting - Dr Nasya Bahfen
- Online Documentary/web series - Dr Steinar Ellingsen
- Social Media - Dr Steinar Ellingsen