Asher Flynn, Associate Professor of Criminology at Monash University. Asher’s research investigates gendered and technology-facilitated violence, such as online harassment and image-based abuse. She is particularly interested in how people access and negotiate justice in a world increasingly dominated by social media, artificial intelligence and digital technology.
Mark Andrejevic, Professor, School of Media Film and Journalism at Monash University. Mark’s research explores the social implications of data mining and online monitoring, and he has undertaken a major project investigating public attitudes toward the collection of personal information online. Mark is committed to finding ways to take advantage of new digital technologies that facilitate democratic values and social justice.Akane Kanai, Lecturer in Media & Communication Studies at Monash University. Akane’s research investigates changing practices of gender through media, spanning digital self-representational practices, popular culture and self-branding. She is particularly interested how social media is impacting cultures of femininity, feminism and women’s role in contemporary life, work, and successful selfhood.
Steven Roberts, Associate Professor in Sociology at Monash University. Steven is an internationally recognized expert on young people’s transitions to adulthood and the changing nature of men and masculinity. His research has focused on issues such as men’s emotionality, education and employment, risky drinking, and more recently, the way in which young people and men engage with social media.
Organisers: John Gardner, Brady Robards, Jo Lindsay