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Professional Development

This page lists my employment history in brief, my current leadership & management roles, and my education background.


  • 2023–: Professor (continuing/tenured), Internet Studies, Curtin University
  • 2021–2022: Associate Professor (continuing/tenured) & Principal Research Fellow, Internet Studies, Curtin University
    • December 2021–July 2022: Parental leave
  • 2019–2020: Senior Research Fellow (continuing/tenured), Internet Studies, Curtin University
  • 2018–2019: Lecturer (continuing/tenured), School of Communication and Creative Arts, Deakin University
  • 2017–2019: Postdoctoral Fellow, Management and Transformation Centre, Jönköping University
  • 2016–2017: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Sociology, National University of Singapore
  • 2015–2016: Research Assistant, ‘Constructing Young People Online’, Curtin University
  • 2015: Research Assistant, ARC DP ‘LGBT Youth Resilience’, University of Western Australia
  • 2015: Research Assistant, ARC DP ‘Toddlers and Tablets’, Edith Cowan University
  • 2015: Research Assistant, Interdisciplinary Studies of Culture, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
  • 2012–2014: Guest Lecturer & Tutor, Anthropology & Sociology, University of Western Australia
  • 2012–2014: Guest Lecturer & Tutor, Communication & Media Studies, University of Western Australia


  • 2022–: Research and Creative Practice Committee, iSchool
  • 2022: Assessment Panel, Research and Engagement Awards
  • 2021–: Advisory Board, MCASI
  • 2021–: Executive Board Member, Tourism Research Cluster, Curtin Business School
  • 2021–: ERA Readiness Taskforce, MCASI
  • 2021–: ECR Rep, Faculty Research Committee, Humanities
  • 2021: Mentor, Curtin Global Campuses Mentoring Programme
  • 2020–: Reviewer, Human Research Ethics Committee
  • 2020: Mentor, Curtin Staff Mentoring Programme
  • 2019: Reviewer, HASS Grant Success Panel, Research Office


  • September 2016: PhD in Social Sciences (Anthropology & Sociology, Media Studies & Communications), University of Western Australia
    • Western Australia nominee, 2016 Best Thesis Prize, Australian Anthropological Society
    • Mentee (competitive entry), Cultural Studies Association of Australasia Mentorship Programme, 2015
    • Special Commendation, Higher Degree by Research Achievements, GRS, 2013
    • Publications Grant (18 awards), 2013–2017
    • People’s Choice Award, UWA 3MT Competition, 2012
  • July 2014: Summer Doctoral Programme, Oxford Internet Institute, Oxford University
    • Best Student Presentation
  • June 2014: International Tutors Program, Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning, University of Western Australia
    • Special Commendation Award
  • June 2013: CCI Winter School Programme, ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries & Innovation, Queensland University of Technology
  • June 2011: Bachelor of Social Sciences (Sociology & Gender Studies), National University of Singapore
    • First Class Honours
    • Rosie Heng-Ko Poh Choo Gold Medal (Best Female Graduate from the Department of Sociology)
    • Gender Studies Prize, University Women’s Association
    • Special Book Prize (Sociology)
    • Mentee (competitive entry), Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Mentorship Programme

This page was last updated on 20 October 2022.