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Dr Erika Pearson PhD

Associate Head of School of Communication, Journalism & Marketing

School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing

Professional

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Curtin University of Technology (2007)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Internet studies, internet research, digital culture, digital sociology, human-computer interaction, digital cities, social media, online social networks, trust networks, sociology of technology

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Communication and Media Studies (200100): Communication Studies (200101): Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies (200102): Cultural Studies (200200): Languages, Communication And Culture (200000): Screen and Media Culture (200212)

Keywords

Internet studies, internet research, digital culture, digital sociology, human-computer interaction, digital cities, social media, online social networks, trust networks, sociology of technology

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 1 1

Research Outputs

Teaching and Supervision

Courses Coordinated

  • 219.206 Communication and Technological Change

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Co-supervisor 1 0

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Liping Xu - Doctor of Philosophy
    WHEN EXPECTATIONS MEET REALITY. Exploring Chinese tertiary graduates’ post-study transitional experience and migratory outcomes in New Zealand

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