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Personal profile

Biography

Mark Andrejevic (Professor, School of Media, Film, and Journalism, Monash University) contributes expertise in the social and cultural implications of data mining, and online monitoring. He writes about monitoring and data mining from a socio-cultural perspective, and is the author of three monographs and more than 60 academic articles and book chapters. He was the Chief Investigator for an ARC QEII Fellowship investigating public attitudes toward the collection of personal information online ($390,000; 2010-2014).

Andrejevic has experience conducting both quantitative and qualitative research and is experienced in the focus group and interview methodologies. His work on the personal information project, for example, generated a book, 11 articles and book chapters, and a report on Australian attitudes toward online privacy that was launched by the Federal Privacy Commissioner.

Research interests

Andrejevic is involved in the Monash Focus Programme on Cutlure, Media and Economy, which involves researchers based mostly in the School of Media, Film & Journalism. Organised around four themes – mediatisation and social change; media publics; cultural economy; and cultures, identities, subjectivities – Culture, Media, Economy will have a strong policy and industry focus alongside its commitment to high level academic research. 

His research interests encompass digital media, surveillance and data mining in the digital era.  He is particularly interested in social forms of sorting and automated decision making associated with the online economy.  He believes regulations for controlling commercial and state access to and use of personal information is becoming an increasingly important topic, and that the academy has an important role to play in finding new ways to take advantage of new technologies whilst preserving a commitment to democratic values and social justice.

 

Supervision interests

Andrejevic is interested in research proposals from graduate students in any of the following areas:

MEDIA

  • Digital Media
  • Popular Culture
  • Reality TV

SURVEILLANCE

  • Drones
  • Data Mining: Big Data

CRITICISM

  • Critical Theory

 

Keywords

  • Big Data
  • Data Mining
  • Technology
  • Social Justice
  • Personal Information
  • Privacy
  • Information Management
  • Information Retrieval
  • Surveillance
  • Digital Media
  • Drone Technologies
  • Data Processing
  • Popular Culture
  • Interactive Media

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Projects 2019 2020

Research Output 2001 2019

Automating surveillance

Andrejevic, M., 2019, In : Surveillance and Society. 17, 1-2, p. 7-13 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Data collection without limits: Automated policing and the politics of framelessness

Andrejevic, M. B., 2018, Big Data, Crime and Social Control . Završnik, A. (ed.). Abingdon Oxon UK: Routledge, p. 93-107 15 p. (Routledge Frontiers of Criminal Justice).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

"Framelessness", or the cultural logic of big data

Andrejevic, M. B., 2018, Mobile and Ubiquitous Media: Critical and International Perspectives. Daubs, M. & Manzerolle, V. (eds.). New York NY USA: Peter Lang Publishing, p. 251-267 17 p. (Digital Formations).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

Digital Citizenship and Surveillance| To Pre-Empt A Thief

Andrejevic, M., 2017, In : International Journal of Communication. 11, p. 879–896 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

To preempt a thief

Andrejevic, M., 1 Jan 2017, In : International Journal of Communication. 11, p. 879-896 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Prizes

Nancy Baym Book Award

Mark Andrejevic (Recipient), 2014

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2006 2019

  • 18 Contribution to conference
  • 5 Editorial responsibility
  • 1 Contribution to workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Submissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Artificial Intelligence: Australia's Ethics Framework: A Submission in Response to the Discussion Paper

Robbie Fordyce (Fellow), Mark Andrejevic (Fellow), Nina Li (Fellow), Verity Trott (Fellow), Suneel Jethani (Contributor)
31 May 2019

Activity: External Academic EngagementSubmissions to industry or govt committees, commissions and inquiries

Interrogating Media Devices Symposium

Mark Andrejevic (Keynote/plenary speaker)
2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Technology and Identity Symposium

Mark Andrejevic (Invited speaker)
2016

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Digital Citizenship and the Surveillance Society

Mark Andrejevic (Keynote/plenary speaker)
2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference

Data Power Conference

Mark Andrejevic (Keynote/plenary speaker)
2015

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesContribution to conference