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Associate Professor Robert Aitken (Marketing)

Children and Advertising; Marketing and Ethics; Branding; Corporate Social Responsibility; Advertising; Service Dominant Logic; Marketing Education; Media; Communications; Sustainable consumption
Work: 64 3 479 5497 | Mobile: 64 21 279 5497
Email: rob.aitken@otago.ac.nz

Professor Lloyd Davis (Centre for Science Communication, Zoology)

Penguins; Sexual selection and kin selection (birds and mammals); Langurs; Natural History Filmmaking; Science Communication
Work: 64 3 479 7654
Email: adelie@otago.ac.nz

Professor Steve Jackson (School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences)

Sport Media; Sport & Alcohol; Globalisation; National Identity ; Sport MegaEvents; Sports Policy
Work: 64 3 479 8943
Email: steve.jackson@otago.ac.nz

Dr Mark McGuire

Open, networked education; Design education; Internet and New Media; Social Media and Social Networking; Communication Design; Online Communities; Soundscape Design
Work: 64 3 479 7511
Email: mark.mcguire@otago.ac.nz

Dr Fabien Medvecky (Centre for Science Communication)

Science Communication; Public attitudes to science
Work: 64 3 479 7848
Email: fabien.medvecky@otago.ac.nz

Dr Paula O'Kane (Management)

Social aspects of workplace electronic communication, particularly social networking software (e.g. Facebook) as well as traditional forms such as email; Social media in Human Resource Management; Performance management practice; Future of work and the workplace, with particular emphasis on skills and technology
Work: 64 3 479 8181
Email: paula.okane@otago.ac.nz

Dr Rosemary Overell (Media, Film and Communication)

Cultural studies; Popular music; Japanese studies; Masculinities; Asian studies; Gender studies; Cultural geography
Work: 64 3 479 5723
Email: rosemary.overell@otago.ac.nz

Dr Holly Randell-Moon (Media, Film and Communication)

Media; Politics; Religion; Race; Racism; Neoliberalism; Gender; Sexuality; Whiteness; Television studies; Feminism; Monarchy; Secularism; Creative cities; Smart cities; City branding; Digital cities
Work: 64 3 479 3724
Email: holly.randell-moon@otago.ac.nz

Dr Jennifer Rock (Centre for Science Communication, Zoology)

Aesthetics & paradigms in science; Climate change (ocean warming); Creative analogy & visual cognition in science communication; Integration of science & the arts: sci-art; Polar marine biology; Life history evolution; Thermal biology
Work: 64 3 479 5014
Email: jenny.rock@otago.ac.nz

Dr Davinia Thornley (Media, Film and Communication)

Audience/reception studies; Film festival studies; Film adaptation; Cultural theory; Indigenous media; New Zealand/national cinema
Work: 64 3 479 4182
Email: davinia.thornley@otago.ac.nz

Associate Professor Paola Voci (Languages and Cultures)

Contemporary China: Chinese language, Chinese culture, Chinese digital cultures; Film and media studies and visual culture; New media (DV, blogs, webcast videos, cellphone films) in contemporary China; Media of the Chinese diaspora;
Work: 64 3 479 5994
Email: paola.voci@otago.ac.nz

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