Available to supervise Higher Degree by Research students

20022019
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Biography

Kerry McCallum holds joint appointments at the University of Canberra as Academic Director, Graduate Research, and Professorial Research Fellow in the News & Media Research Centre, Faculty of Arts and Design. Her research in Political Communication specialises in the relationships between changing media and Australian social policy, particularly in Indigenous affairs. She has a strong record of grants management and research translation, with more than 60 academic publications and research reports since entering academia in 2005. Kerry is actively involved in the field of Communication and Media Studies in Australia and internationally; she is former President of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA) and Member of the Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS). As an experienced academic leader Kerry has implemented and administered complex change management processes at the faculty, university and national levels. She is a member of the Australian Council of Graduate Research. This trajectory is supported and grounded by nearly a decade of previous professional experience working in federal parliament in political and media advisory roles. 

Student Projects Available

Political Communication; Indigenous Media Studies; Mediatization; Political Participation; Media and Public Opinion

Education/Academic qualification

PhD

… → 5 Dec 2005

Bachelor

… → 1988

External positions

Member, Australian Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies

20112021

President, Australian and New Zealand Communication Association

1 Sep 201031 Aug 2011

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Projects 2009 2019

Collaborative Evaluation, Research And Planning Panel 2015

BROWN, L., BURROUGHS, S., CAFFERY, J., DAVEY, R., DAVIS, J., EVANS, M., GEORGES, A., JORGENSEN, R., MCCALLUM, K., OBRIEN, P., OBRIEN, P., TANTON, R., TAYLOR, A. & UPTON, P.

12/04/168/03/19

Project: Other

Deficit Discourse and Indigenous Education-via ANU

MCCALLUM, K., Fforde, C., Fogarty, W., Gorringe, S., Sullivan, P. & Waller, L.

Australian Research Council

1/01/1531/12/17

Project: Other

Conversations about Alcohol and Pregnancy

HOLLAND, K., BLOOD, W., BLOOD, W., MCCALLUM, K. & McCallum, H.

Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education

1/01/1431/12/15

Project: Other

Research Output 2002 2018

2 Citations (Scopus)

Bypassing the press gallery: from Howard to Hanson

FISHER, C., MCCALLUM, K. & MARSHALL, D., 10 Apr 2018, In : Media International Australia. p. 1-14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

politician
social media
press secretary
mediatization
broadcaster

How television moved a nation: media, change and Indigenous rights

WALLER, L. & MCCALLUM, K., 2018, In : Media, Culture and Society. 40, 7, p. 992-1007 15 p., 3.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Television
television
referendum
narrative
constitutional reform

Resisting the truancy trap: Indigenous media and school attendance in 'remote' Australia

WALLER, L., MCCALLUM, K. & Gorringe, S., 2018, In : Postcolonial Directions in Education. 7, 2, p. 122-147 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Trap
School Attendance
Education
Torres Strait
Indigenous Peoples
3 Citations (Scopus)
Alcohol Drinking
Pregnancy
Women's Rights
Public Health
Guidelines
1 Citation (Scopus)

Disruption or transformation? Australian policymaking in the face of Indigenous contestation

Dreher, T., MCCALLUM, K. & Waller, L., 2017, Global Cultures of Contestation: Mobility, sustainability, connectivity & Aesthetics. Peeren, E., Celikates, R., de Kloet, J. & Poell, T. (eds.). London: Palgrave Macmillan, p. 215 240 p. (Palgrave Studies in Globalization, Culture and Society).

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter