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Research Supervision

This page lists the HDR projects and theses I have supervised and examined.



SUPERVISION

2022–: “Turkish diaspora in Perth” by Kelly Bailey
Level 2 Supervisor, PhD Thesis, MCASI, Curtin University.

2022–: “Social movements on TikTok and short video cultures” by Naomi Robinson
Level 2 Supervisor, PhD Thesis, MCASI, Curtin University.

2021–2022: “Bubble tea and Asian diaspora in Perth” by Sugianto and Saadia Ahmed
Supervisor, MCASI & WACCM Research Internship, Curtin University

2021: “TikTok and music challenge cultures” by Arantxa Vizcaíno Verdú
Supervisor, Visiting PhD Candidate (University of Huelva), MCASI, Curtin University.

2021: “Netflix and fan voicing on Instagram” by Cass Sligh
Supervisor, Honours Thesis, MCASI, Curtin University.

2021–: “The representation of counter-hegemonic identities in popular music and young women’s use of otherness to challenge authenticity and heteronormativity via digital fan communities” by Janey Susan Umback
Level 2 Supervisor, PhD Thesis, MCASI, Curtin University.

2021–: “Analysing Virtual Influencers: Celebrity, Authenticity & Identity on Social Media” by Rachel Anne Berryman
Level 2 Supervisor, PhD Thesis, MCASI, Curtin University.

2020–2021: “Immersive Media in China’s Digital Public Art” by Zhao Xinyang
Level 2 Supervisor, PhD Thesis, MCASI, Curtin University.

2020–2021: “Cultures of social justice through disability on TikTok” by Mary-Anne Romano
Co-supervisor, Curtin HDR Internship 2020, Curtin University.

2020–2021: “Chinese Rural YouTube Influencers: Mapping a Genre” by Chen Guo
Supervisor, Curtin HDR Internship 2020, Curtin University.

2020–: “Influencers, Visual social media, and Gen Z” by Mathilde Hogsnes
Co-supervisor, PhD Thesis, Mobile Technology Lab, Kristiania University College.

2020–: “Micro-celebrities, self-branding and presentation strategies online and offline” by Lisabeth Matyash
Dissertation committee, PhD Thesis, Department of Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago.

2019: “Playing YouTube: Analysis of Toys and Apps that Groom Children to be YouTubers in Spain” by Alexandra Ruiz-Gomez
Co-supervisor, Visiting PhD Candidate (from Universidad Complutense of Madrid), CCAT, Curtin University.

2017–2018: “Authenticity in the YouTube Beauty Community” by Renee M. Powers
Dissertation committee, PhD Thesis, Department of Communication, University of Illinois at Chicago.

2016–2017: “Female characterization in cinematic media” by Diana Sherwood
Supervisor & Field Expert, Quest Program, Singapore American School.

2015: “Digital camera advertisements in Singapore, 1994-2006” by Joey Sim Yin En
Co-supervisor, Undergraduate Research Opportunities Programme (UROP), Tembusu College, National University of Singapore.


EXAMINATIONS

I have assessed theses and dissertations at PhD, MA, and Hons levels in the disciplines of Anthropology, Sociology, Media Studies, and Internet Studies. For information on the full list and examination inquiries, please email me.

  • PhD Thesis, University of Technology Sydney, January 2023.
  • PhD Thesis, Flinders University, January 2023.
  • PhD Thesis, University of Huelva & Erasmus University, December 2022.
  • MA Thesis, SAE Institute Perth, October 2022.
  • PhD Thesis M1, Curtin University, November 2021.
  • Masters Proposal, Curtin University, July 2021.
  • Honours Thesis, Curtin University, January 2021.
  • PhD Thesis M2, Curtin University, July 2020.
  • Masters Thesis, Curtin University, July 2020.
  • Masters Thesis, Curtin University, July 2020.
  • PhD Thesis M1, Curtin University, March 2020.
  • Masters Thesis, Swinburne University, March 2020.
  • PhD Thesis M1, Curtin University, November 2019. 
  • Masters Thesis, Monash University Malaysia, July 2018.
  • Masters Thesis, RMIT, July 2018.
  • Masters Thesis, RMIT, July 2018.
  • Masters Thesis, RMIT, July 2018.
  • Masters Thesis, RMIT, July 2018.
  • Masters Thesis, RMIT, July 2018.
  • Masters Thesis, University of Bergen, November 2017.
  • Masters Thesis, Macquarie University, October 2017. 

This page was last updated on 20 October 2022.