I undertake a cross section of research ranging from citizenship to hope and trust, and political theatre to social movements and environmental studies. While much of this seems disconnected, the ongoing thread that links all my work is ‘social justice’. In these research pages I present a cross section of my research work – most of which is available at open source journals.
A few weeks ago, former President Donald Trump, put together a lawsuit aimed at the big three social media giants – Twitter, Facebook and YouTube – claiming censorship and infringement of his First Amendment rights. In [...]
Weeks before I left Sydney to start my Fulbright Fellowship, discussions began about the need to ban mobile phones from schools. This followed a decision by the Victorian Government to bad mobile phones in all [...]
Over the last decade, piracy has emerged as a growing field of research covering a wide range of different phenomena, from fashion counterfeits and media piracy, through to 17th-century buccaneers and present-day pirates off [...]
Last week I gave the opening keynote at the 34th International Conference on Innovation, Practice and Research in the Use of Educational Technologies in Tertiary Education (or ASCILITE) which was hosted by The University of [...]
Every year, tens of thousands of students sit the Higher School Certificate (HSC) In New South Wales alone (over 77,000 in 2016). I remember doing my HSC and the associated stress that it involved. [...]