Gerard Goggin is Wee Kim Wee Professor of Communication Studies at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is also Professor of Media and Communications at the University of Sydney.
Professor Goggin’s work focuses on the social, cultural, and political dynamics of emerging technologies, such as mobile communication and media, apps, and Internet of Things. He has had a long standing involvement in consumer, citizen, and social justice issues in digital technology, and was a founding board member of the Australian Consumer Communications Action Network (ACCAN). Key publications include Location Technologies in International Context (2020), Routledge Companion to Disability and Media (2020), Routledge Companion to Global Internet Histories (2017), Global Media Media (2011), Cell Phone Culture (2006), Disability in Australia (2005), Virtual Nation: The Internet in Australia (2004), and Digital Disability(2003).
Goggin is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities, and also the International Communication Association. Among other roles, he served as Chair of the Humanities and Creative Arts Panel of the ARC’s inaugural Engagement and Impact Assessment.