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Personal profile

Biography

Larry Stillman is a Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Information Technology, Monash University.

Research interests

  • Community Informatics and Development Informatics in urban or rural settings in Australia or elsewhere particularly with marginalized and underpresented communities and well as non-profit organisations.
  • All forms of critical theory, post-colonial theory (eg subaltern), feminism, disability theory, structuration theory, capability approach, Marxist derivations, and its application to information theory; new critical theories (ontologies, epistemologies) of Information Systems and Information and Knowledge Mangement.
  • Tools for change in non-profit organisations.
  • Organisational culture.
  • Information and Knowledge Mangement.
  • Qualitative methodologies, including grounded theory, critical ethnography, story-telling as applied to ICT in society
  • Theories of valuing and evaluation as applied to ICTs research.
  • How to conduct effective under-resourced research vs. well funded projects!
  • Participatory Research particularly community-based research.
  • Social Media and advocacy and political campaigning.
  • Voices for the Voiceless
  • Impacts and Outcomes of community-based ICT initiatives.
  • Application of the Monash Information Continuum in new ways.
  • Innovation for social good and wellbeing.
  • Assyriology

Supervision interests

  • Community Informatics and Development Informatics in urban or rural settings in Australia or elsewhere particularly with marginalized and underpresented communities and well as non-profit organisations.
  • All forms of critical theory, post-colonial theory (eg subaltern), feminism, disability theory, structuration theory, capability approach, Marxist derivations, and its application to information theory; new critical theories (ontologies, epistemologies) of Information Systems and Information and Knowledge Mangement.
  • Tools for change in non-profit organisations.
  • Organisational culture.
  • Information and Knowledge Mangement.
  • Qualitative methodologies, including grounded theory, critical ethnography, story-telling as applied to ICT in society
  • Theories of valuing and evaluation as applied to ICTs research.
  • How to conduct effective under-resourced research vs. well funded projects!
  • Participatory Research particularly community-based research.
  • Social Media and advocacy and political campaigning.
  • Voices for the Voiceless
  • Impacts and Outcomes of community-based ICT initiatives.
  • Application of the Monash Information Continuum in new ways.
  • Innovation for social good and wellbeing.

External positions

PhD supervisor, examiner, University of South Africa

Keywords

  • Community Informatics
  • Critical Theory
  • Information Theory
  • Community-Based/Participatory Research
  • Development Informatics
  • Information Processing Continuum

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Projects 2006 2017

Research Output 1999 2019

“What do others think?” An emic approach to participatory action research in Bangladesh

Sarrica, M., Denison, T., Stillman, L., Chakraborty, T. & Auvi, P., 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : AI and Society. 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Evaluating a smartphone phone project in Bangladesh though community monthly meeting reports

Stillman, L., Jannat, F., Chakraborty, T. & Akter, P., 2018, Proceedings - 16th CIRN Conference 24-26 October 2018, Monash University Prato Centre, Italy: "Research, Practice and Creative Endeavour That Aim to Shape and Influence Policy and programs".. Stillman, L. & Anwar, M. (eds.). Melbourne VIC AUS: Centre for Organisational and Social Informatics (COSI), Monash University, p. 110-124 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearch

Shared collaborative spaces challenges in inter-organisational collaborative projects

Dehghani, M., Stillman, L. & Denison, T., 2018, PACIS 2018 Proceedings. Tanabu, M. & Senoo, D. (eds.). Atlanta GA USA: Association for Information Systems, p. 2990-2997 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Understanding health information system implementation in an Indonesian primary health centre: a sociotechnical perspective

Hariyanto, H., Stillman, L. & Denison, T., 2018, PACIS 2018 Proceedings. Tanabu, M. & Senoo, D. (eds.). Atlanta GA USA: Association for Information Systems, p. 1919-1932 14 p. (AIS eLibrary).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference PaperResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File

Cuneiform Texts in The Otago Museum

Horowitz, W., Stillman, L. & Zilberg, P., 2015, In : NABU Nouvelles Assyriologiques Breves et Utilitaires. 2, p. 87 - 87 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterOther