Dr Debbie Rodan
Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 9370 6415, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, 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 - 2010, $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, http://www.media-culture.org.au/.
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.
Rodan, D., Balnaves, M., (2010), Media activist websites: the nature of e-participation spaces. Australian Journalism Review, 32(1), 27-39, Adeliade, South Australia.
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.
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.
Uridge, LK., Rodan, D., Green, L., (2012), A moderator's dilemma: Munchausen syndrome by internet. Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Assocation Conference: Communicating Change and Changing Communication in the 21st Century, 11.
Rodan, D., (2010), Tactics for mobilising participation and action: GetUp! a case study of communicative spaces. Record of Communications Policy & Research Forum 2010, 29-40, Sydney NSW.
Rodan, D., (2010), Remaking the obese 'self' in The biggest loser: Couples (Australia). Media, Democracy and Change: Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference 2010, 17p., Canberra.
Rodan, D., Uridge, LK., Green, L., (2010), Using nicknames, psuedonyms and avatars on HeartNET: A snapshot of an online health support community. Media Democracy and Change: Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communications Association Annual Conference, 16p., http://www.anzca.net/conferences/conference-papers/94-anzca10proceedings.html.
Uridge, LK., Rodan, D., Green, L., (2010), Negotiating conflict and negativity in an online community for recovering heart patients. Cultural attitudes towards technology and communication. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on cultural attitudes towards technology and communication, 231-246, http://blogs.ubc.ca/catac/catac-2010/proceedings-2010/.
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.