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Professor Tama Leaver

School of Media, Creative Arts and Social Inquiry, Curtin University
  • Position: Professor
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About Professor Tama Leaver

Tama Leaver is a Professor of Internet Studies at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia and an expert media commentator. He is the President of the Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) and a Chief Investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for the Digital Child. His research interests include digital childhood and infancy online, visual social media, social media, digital death, mobile gaming and the changing landscape of media distribution. Professor Leaver has been awarded teaching awards from the University of Western Australia, Curtin University, and in 2012 received a national Australian Award for Teaching Excellence in the Humanities and the Arts.