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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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

External positions

PhD supervisor, examiner, University of South Africa (UNISA)

Research area keywords

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

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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