Mathieu O'Neil

Associate Professor of Communication

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Mathieu's research and teaching are multidisciplinary, incorporating communication studies, the sociology of fields and controversies, online research methods, social network analysis, and labour and organization studies. Mathieu's research has been published in Social Networks, Information, Communication & Society, Réseaux, and Organization Studies, amongst others. His latest book, Digital Labour and Prosumer Capitalism: The US Matrix was published by Palgrave in 2015.

Mathieu previously held academic appointments at the Université Stendhal - Grenoble 3, the Université Paris Sorbonne and the Australian National University, where he contributed to the founding of the Virtual Observatory for the Study of Online Networks (VOSON). Mathieu has also worked as a researcher for the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy and as a magazine editor and exhibition curator. In 2010 he founded the online Journal of Peer Production. 


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Projects 2019 2020

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Digital Infrastructure Research RFP

O'Neil, M., Muselli, L., Raissi, M. & Zacchiroli, S.


Project: Research

Research Output 2004 2019

Engagement with news on Twitter: insights from Australia and Korea

Ackland, R., O'NEIL, M. & PARK, S., 4 May 2019, In : Asian Journal of Communication. 29, 3, p. 235-251 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

South Korea
Computational methods

Online Field Theory

O'NEIL, M. & Ackland, R., 2019, Second International Handbook of Internet Research. Hunsinger, J., Klastrup, L. & Allen, M. M. (eds.). 1 ed. Springer

Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

field theory
network analysis
social network

Open access and the academic field

O'NEIL, M. & Collins, S., Apr 2019, In : Journal of Peer Production. 13, p. 1-1 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
open access

Risk issue adoption in an online social movement field

O'NEIL, M. & Ackland, R., 2019, In : Information Communication and Society. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

field theory
social movement
Health risks
Circuit theory

Making Lovework: Editorial Notes for the JOPP issue on Peer Production and Work

O'NEIL, M. & Zacchiroli, S., May 2017, In : Journal of Peer Production. 10, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Open Access
social media