David Holmes

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

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1989 …2020

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Personal profile

Biography

David is Founder and Director of the Climate Change Communication Research Hub and is based in Communications and Media Studies at Monash University.

He is co-editor of the forthcoming Edward Elgar Handbook in Communicating Climate Change. David also conducts extensive field research into audience views of climate change beliefs, literacy and behaviour response. Having authored the first ever chapter on the sociology of climate change in an Australian sociology textbook (Holmes D, Hughes K and Julian R, (2015) Australian Sociology: A Changing Society, 4th edition), David is committed to inter-disciplinary responses to climate change. In Marrakech 2016 he was co-Head of Monash’s UNFCCC Delegation to COP22 and an accredited journalist reporting on the Paris Climate Summit (COP21) for The Conversation in 2015. David was columnist for The Conversation from 2013 to 2018 with a column called 'Changing Climates: communicating the relationship between political climates, media power and climate change, publishing over 90 articles in that time. His articles have also appeared in SBS online, Business Spectator (The Australian), Reneweconomy, Independent Australia, CNN, and Monash Lens.

 

Research area keywords

  • Climate change communication
  • Climate change education
  • Climate change
  • Communication Theory
  • Audience Studies
  • Sociology of Media
  • Social Media Analysis
  • Political communication
  • Anthropocene

Network

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  • Utopian Studies Society Conference 2019

    Andrew Milner (Organiser), Verity Burgmann (Organiser), Jacqueline Dutton (Organiser), Kate Rigby (Organiser), Tamara Prosic (Organiser), David Charles Holmes (Organiser), Gregory Claeys (Organiser), Raffaella Baccolini (Organiser), Zachary James Kendal (Organiser), Aisling Nandini Smith (Organiser) & James Richard Burgmann Milner (Organiser)

    1 Jul 20195 Jul 2019

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