Dr Debbie Rodan
Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6415, Email: email@example.com, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML3.224
Awards and Recognition
National and International Research Positions
- Appointed as an Assessor for the Australian Research Counci
Research Areas and Interests
- Political blogging
- Popular media identifications
- Online identity
- 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., (2011), Chewing the Communal Cud: Community Deliberation in Broadsheet Letters and Political Blogs. Technologies for Supporting Reasoning Communities and Collaborative Decision Making: Cooperative Approaches, 296-318, Hershey PA USA.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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, Women's Magazine Editors: Our Story Tellers And Their Cultural Roles.