As part of my commitment to foster a collegial and reciprocal academic culture, I have been volunteering my services at Professional, Association, and University levels.


Association of Internet Researchers

  • Executive Committee Member (Open Seat) (October 2019–September 2021, October 2017–September 2019)
  • Executive Duties on subcommittees of Institutional Memory, Satellite Symposia, and Travel Grant (October 2019–September 2021, October 2017–September 2019)
  • Member (June 2014–)

Australian Network of Student Anthropologists

  • State Representative for Western Australia (September 2012–August 2015)

Fame and Persona Research Consortium

  • Consortium that brings together over 50 top global researchers on celebrity studies
  • Advisory Board Member and Early Career Membership Chair (June 2017)

Editorial board member for journals:

  • Convergence: The International Journal of New Media Technologies (April 2018–)
  • Cultural Science Journal (July 2017–)
  • Journal of Communication (September 2019–)
  • Journal of Sociotechnical Critique (April 2019–)
  • Social Media + Society (November 2015–)


Australian and New Zealand Communication Association

  • Invited Panelist at the “Postgraduate/Early Career Researcher Day” (July 2017)

Australian Network of Student Anthropologists

  • Web Officer & Social Media Curator (September 2012–August 2015)

Children’s Digital Futures Consortium

  • Network of Australian researchers focusing on children’s media
  • Inaugural Member (March 2017)

Digitizing Early Childhood International Steering Committee

  • International committee of scholars working on publications and conferences pertaining to topics on digitizing early childhood
  • Swedish and Social Media Liaison (October 2017)

Hey Girl Global

  • International research and pedagogical network that mentors young women to produce independent research on young women’s issues
  • Pioneer Member (November 2015)

National University of Singapore

  • Class Ambassador for the Sociology Honours Cohort 2010/2011 (June 2011–)

Selfies Pedagogy Group

  • Pedagogy network brings together international lecturers to develop specialized selfies syllabi and run regional workshops
  • Pioneer Member (Aug 2014–)

The Selfies Research Network 

  • Network which brings together almost 3,000 selfie researchers, of which I was the only Western Australian member in the pioneer group of 12 who debut the first interactive course programme
  • Pioneer Member (Feb 2014–)

WA Communication Culture and Media

  • Invited ECR Panelist at the “How to Handle Feedback” session (February 2017)


Peer reviewer for journals:

  • Anthropological Forum
  • Celebrity Studies
  • Convergence
  • Global Media and China
  • Information, Communication and Society
  • International Journal of Communication
  • International Journal of Cultural Studies
  • Journal of Gender Studies
  • Limina
  • M/C Journal
  • New Media & Society
  • Persona Studies
  • Poetics
  • Popular Communication
  • Qualitative Research
  • Social Media + Society Journal
  • The Asia Pacific Journal of Anthropology 

Peer reviewer for publishers:

  • Emerald Publishing
  • SAGE Publishing

Peer reviewer for conferences:

  • Association of Internet Researchers
  • Australia New Zealand Communication Association
  • International Communication Association

Grant reviewer:

  • National Science Foundation

Submissions editor:

  • Limina (June 2013)

Section editor:

  • PopAnth (September 2015)

Regular contributor:

  • Cyborgology (August 2016–)
  • PopAnth (February 2013)


Curtin University

  • Invited panelist at “All Faculties ARC Rejoinder Session”, Curtin Grant Success Panel (June 2019)
  • Mentor at the “Cultures of Knowledge: Creative Economy and China Summer School and Conference”, Curtin University (February 2017)

Jönköping University

  • Expert Panelist at the “JIBS Entrepreneurship Challenge” (April 2015)

Other Universities

  • Invited Panelist at the Ethical dilemmas of internet researchers, University of Tartu (October 2017)
  • Invited Instructor at the “Social Media Research Masterclass” for the Digital Ethnography Research Centre at the RMIT (May 2015)
  • Invited Postgraduate Panelist at the “Postgraduate Support Symposium” in Murdoch University (May 2013)

University of Western Australia

  • Postgraduate Representative for the Department of Anthropology & Sociology (July–December 2013, July–November 2014)
  • Invited Postgraduate Panelist at the “ALVA Supervision Workshop” hosted by the Graduate Research School, UWA (May 2014)
  • Mailing List Administrator for the Department of Anthropology & Sociology (April 2012–January 2013, July–December 2013)
  • Advisory Group Member and Facilitator at the “Intercultural Interviews Workshop Trial Honours Project” with the Study Abroad programme at UWA (August–October 2013)
  • Postgraduate Representative for various events such as Open Day (August 2012, August 2013, August 2014)
  • Research Features for various Graduate Research School events such as the Postgrad and Honours Expo (September 2013), Graduate Welcome Tea (August 2012, September 2013)
  • Contributing writer, photographer, and model for various entitles such as Open Day (August 2013), Student Services (July 2013), Information Services (January 2012); Postgraduate Students Association (Spring 2012, Spring 2013)
  • Postgraduate Mentor to Honours Year Anthropology & Sociology Students at UWA (October–December 2012)
  • Coordinator & Discussant for various postgraduate writing groups and work-in-progress workshops (2011-2015)


  • Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR), June 2014–
  • Australian Anthropological Society (AAS), July 2012–June 2016
  • Cultural Studies Association of Australasia (CSAA), February 2015–February 2016
  • International Communications Association (ICA), March 2016–March 2017
  • The Australian Sociological Association (TASA), March 2017–


  • Asia Life Digital Project, September 2014–September 2015
  • Australian Network of Student Anthropologists (ANSA), September 2012–August 2015
  • Children’s Digital Futures Consortium, March 2017–
  • Cultural Science Society, July 2017–
  • Fame and Persona Research Consortium, June 2017–
  • Fembot Collective, July 2015–
  • Hey Girl Global, November 2015–
  • Identity Research Network, December 2014–
  • PopAnth, February 2013–
  • Postgraduate Students Association (UWA), August 2011–August 2015
  • Selfies Pedagogy Group, August 2014–
  • The Selfies Research Network, February 2014–
  • Western Australian Anthropological and Sociological Students Association (WAASSA), March 2012–August 2015
  • Western Australia Communication, Culture, Media (WACCM), February 2016–

This page was last updated on 05 September 2019.

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