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 2015

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: OtherLetter

Ethics issues and research in vulnerable communities: A case study from the North West province of South Africa

Smith, R. & Stillman, L. 2014 Conference Proceedings: CIRN Community Informatics Conference: "Challenges and Solutions". Stillman, L. & Denison, T. (eds.). Caulfield East Vic Australia: Centre for Community Networking Research, Monash University, p. 1 - 13 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewConference Paper

The capability approach community informatics

Stillman, L. & Denison, T. F. 2014 In : Information Society. 30, 3, p. 200 - 211 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle