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Associate Professor Peta Mitchell

Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Communication,
Digital Media Research Centre

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Name
Associate Professor Peta Mitchell
Position(s)
Senior Research Fellow/HDR Coordinator
Creative Industries Faculty,
School of Communication,
Digital Media Research Centre
Discipline *
Communication and Media Studies, Cultural Studies, Human Geography
Phone
+61 7 3138 8007
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
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Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships
and associations

Association of Internet Researchers

Keywords

locative/mobile media, media geography, geosocial media, network/contagion theory, digital methods

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

Peta Mitchell is a Chief Investigator, Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow, and Research Training Coordinator in QUT’s Digital Media Research Centre (DMRC). Her research focuses on digital geographies, location awareness and mobile media, algorithmic culture, and network contagion. Mitchell is author of Cartographic Strategies of Postmodernity (Routledge, 2008) and Contagious Metaphor (Continuum, 2012) and has published numerous articles, chapters, and refereed conference papers that span media and cultural studies, cultural geography, and human–computer interaction. She is also co-founder of the Cultural Atlas of Australia, an ARC-funded digital mapping project that explores Australian locations as they are represented in and through films, novels, and plays, and co-author of the related book Imagined Landscapes: Geovisualizing Australian Spatial Narratives (Indiana UP, 2016).

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Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Awards

Awards and recognition

Type
Fellowships
Reference year
2014
Details
Vice Chancellor's Research Fellowship, Queensland University of Technology (2014-2017)
Type
Fellowships
Reference year
2009
Details
Faculty research fellowship, Centre for Critical and Cultural Studies, University of Queensland
Type
Visiting Professorships/Fellowships
Reference year
2009
Details
Visiting fellowship, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (IASH), University of Edinburgh.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
Participatory Visualisation & Assessment of Risks: A Crowdsourcing Approach
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
LP150100175
Start year
2016
Keywords

Supervision

  • I am interested and have expertise in supervising projects related to

    • locative/mobile/geosocial media
    • digital geographies and geovisualisation
    • media geography
    • digital ethics
    • digital diversity
    • digital diaspora
    • network/contagion theory,

Current supervisions

  • Dating apps and cultural contexts - investigating how Australia-based Chinese users present themselves on Tinder and Tantan
    PhD, Mentoring Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Elija Cassidy
  • The Dynamics of Discursive Struggle in the Australian Twittersphere
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Axel Bruns, Dr Brenda Moon
  • Imagining the unseen city : A participatory ethnographic study to reveal marginal constructions of nocturnal urban space
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Marcus Foth, Dr Christine Satchell
  • Understanding the Chinese Diaspora: The Identity Construction of Diasporic Chinese in the Age of Digital Media
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Professor Terry Flew

Completed supervisions (Doctorate)