Appointed as an Assessor for the Australian Research Counci
Research Areas and Interests
Popular media identifications
Media Activist Forums
PhD, Murdoch University, 2000.
Recent Research Grants
Construction of the subject as heart patient in the context of the gift economy, Australian Research Council, Grant - Linkage (APAI),
2007 - 2012, $278,768.
Recent Publications (within the last five years)
Rodan, D., Ellis, K., Lebeck, P., (2014), Disability, Obesity and Ageing: Popular Media Identifications. The Cultural Politics of Media and Popular Culture, 168, Surrey, England.
Rodan, D., Uridge, L., Green, L., (2012), Negotiating a new identity online and off-line: The HeartNET experience. New Media and Intercultural Communication: Identity, Community and Politics, 13(19), 139-154, New York.
Mummery, J., Rodan, D., Nolton, M., (2016), Making Change: Digital Activism and Public Pressure Regarding Livestock Welfare. Ctrl-Z New Media Philosophy, 6(6), 15p..
Rodan, D., Mummery, J., (2016), Doing animal welfare activism everyday: questions of identity. Continuum: Journal of Media and Cultural Studies, 30(4), 381-396, London UK, DOI: 10.1080/10304312.2016.1141868.
Rodan, D., (2015), Bringing Sexy Back: To What Extent Do Online Television Audiences Contest Fat-Shaming?. M/C Journal: A Journal of Media and Culture, 18(3), 1-14, Brisbane, QLD.
Rodan, D., Mummery, J., (2014), The 'Make It Possible' Multimedia campaign: Generating a New 'Everyday' in Animal Welfare. Media International Australia, 153(2014), 78-87, Queensland.
Mummery, J., Rodan, D., (2013), The role of blogging in public deliberation and democracy. Discourse Context & Media, 2(1), 22-39, DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dcm.2012.12.003.
Mhanna, M., Rodan, D., (2016), Power and Silence: Australian Media Portrayal of Israeli and Palestinian Casualties during the Gaza War of 2014. The Asian Conference on Media & Mass Communication 2015 Official Conference Proceedings, 181-195, Kobe, Japan.
Mummery, J., Rodan, D., Ironside, K., Nolton, M., (2014), Mediating Legal Reform: Animal Law, Livestock Welfare and Public Pressure. Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference: The digital and the social: communication for inclusion and exchange, 1-16.
Rodan, D., Mummery, J., (2014), Platforms and Activism: Sharing 'My Make it Possible Story' Narratives. Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference: The digital and the social: communication for inclusion and exchange, 1-22.
Uridge, L., Green, L., Rodan, D., Cullen, T., (2014), A vulnerable community of heart patients re/constructs media stories about cardiovascular disease. Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Annual Conference, 2014, 1.
Research Student Supervision
Doctor of Philosophy, The Rise Of Regionalisation In The Asian Television Industry: A Case Study Of Trendy Drama 2000-2012
Doctor of Philosophy, The Identity Of The Heart Patient In The Context Of Gift Economy: Heartnet And Media Framing.
Master of Communications, Australia, March 2003: The Print Media, Democracy And The Decision To Invade Iraq.
Master of Communications by Research, The Australian Football League And The Closet
Doctor of Philosophy, Participation In Isolation: Female Indonesian Migrant Domestic Workers In Hong Kong And Media Activism
Doctor of Philosophy, Women's Magazine Editors: Our Story Tellers And Their Cultural Roles.