- Jean Burgess Professor of Digital Media Queensland University of Technology
Jean Burgess is Professor of Digital Media in the Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC) and School of Communication at Queensland University of Technology. After serving as the DMRC’s founding Centre Director from 2015-2020, she became Associate Director of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Automated Decision-Making and Society, as well as Convenor of its Queensland University of Technology node, in August 2020.
Jean’s research focuses on the social implications of digital media technologies, platforms, and cultures, as well as new and innovative digital methods for studying them. She is the author or editor of more than 120 scholarly publications on these topics. Her latest book is Everyday Data Cultures (Polity Press, 2022), co-authored with Kath Albury, Anthony McCosker and Rowan Wilken.
Jean is the Chair of our College of Experts.