Professor Gerard Goggin

Acting Head of School, Professor of Media and Communications 
The University of Sydney

2018 Chair

Professor Gerard Goggin is an internationally-renowned scholar whose research focuses on social, cultural, accessibility, and inclusion aspects of digital technologies, especially the internet and mobile media and communication. He has published 20 books and over 170 journal articles and book chapters, and is the inaugural Professor of Media and Communications at The University of Sydney, a position he has held since 2011.

A Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities, Professor Goggin is the Secretary-General of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), President of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association (ANZCA), and co-founding editor of journal Internet Histories.

As well as his academic roles, Professor Goggin has a twenty-five year involvement in communications, infrastructure, consumer, and social policy, including appointments as a foundation board member of peak organisation Australian Consumer Communication Action Network (ACCAN), deputy chair of self-regulatory body Telephone Information Services Standards Council (TISSC), member of the Australian e-Research Infrastructure Council (AeRIC), and currently serves on the board of the Centre for Disability Studies.

EI 2018 Panel Members