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Biography

Michael James Walsh is an Assistant Professor in Social Science in the Faculty of Business, Government at the University of Canberra. His research interests include the sociology of interaction, the writings of Erving Goffman, cultural sociology, technology and music. A chief dimension of his research involves exploring the reception of communication technologies as they relate to and impact on social interaction. Michael was awarded his doctorate from Monash University in 2011.

Michael is available for a HDR supervision consultation to prospective students.

Areas of Research Interest

  • Cultural Sociology
  • Social Research Methods 
  • Musical Culture
  • Social Media
  • Media and Communication Technologies

Research Theories / Models of Interest

  • Cultural Sociology
  • Symbolic Interaction
  • Sociology of Everyday Life
  • Microsociology

Research Methods of Interest

  • Qualitative interviews
  • Ethnography
  • Digital methods 

Education/Academic qualification

PhD, Monash University

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Research Output

BTS are winning hearts the world over – but we are still wary of language diversity

Hawkins, J. & Walsh, M., 10 Feb 2020, The Conversation, 2020, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/BulletinArticle

Open Access
File
  • Locating knowledge in Australian cities: The Knowledge City Index

    Pratchett, L., Walsh, M., Hu, R. & Tuli, S., 15 Jan 2020, Regional Cultures, Economies, and Creativity: Innovating Through Place in Australia and Beyond. Van Luyn, A. & de la Fuente, E. (eds.). 1 ed. Oxon: Routledge, p. 142-158 17 p.

    Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

  • You are what you Instagram: Clean eating and the symbolic representation of food

    Baker, S. & Walsh, M., Mar 2020, Digital Food Cultures. Lupton, D. & Feldman, Z. (eds.). 1 ed. Abingdon & New York: Routledge, p. 53-67 15 p. (Critical Food Studies ).

    Research output: A Conference proceeding or a Chapter in BookChapter

  • #travelgram: live tourist snaps have turned solo adventures into social occasions

    Walsh, M., Dale, N. F. & Johns, R., 27 Dec 2019, The Conversation, 2019, p. 1-7 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/BulletinArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • Co‐Present Conversation as “Socialized Trance”: Talk, Involvement Obligations, and Smart‐Phone Disruption

    WALSH, M. & CLARK, S., Feb 2019, In : Symbolic Interaction. 42, 1, p. 6-26 21 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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