Position

Dean of Graduate Research
Office of Graduate Research

Biography

Tara Brabazon is Dean of Graduate Research and Professor of Cultural Studies at Flinders, Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce (RSA) and Director of the Popular Culture Collective. She has worked in nine universities in four countries, holding research professorships in media, creative media, communication and education. She is the author of 17 books and over 150 refereed articles and book chapters, and is a columnist for the Times Higher Education. Her best known books include the Digital Hemlock trilogy (Digital Hemlock: internet education and the poisoning of teaching, The University of Google and Digital Dieting), Enabling University: (dis)ability, impairment and higher education, Thinking Popular Culture: war, writing and terrorism, Unique Urbanity: renewal, regeneration and decay, and From Revolution to Revelation: Generation X, popular memory, cultural studies.

Tara has won six teaching awards, including the National Teaching Award for the Humanities, along with other awards for disability education, cultural studies and doctoral supervision. In recognition of community engagement, Tara was a finalist for Australian of the Year and Telstra Businesswoman of the Year in 2005. An awarded speaker, she had delivered hundreds of speeches around the world to business leaders, professional organizations and community groups.

Her research interests include city imaging, creative industries, cultural studies, physical cultural studies, digitization and higher education studies. She is committed to ensuring that Flinders is an enabling university, aligning excellence with social justice in the higher degree programme.

Tara is an expert in - and active user of - social media. Please refer to her podcasts
(http://tarabrabazon.libsyn.com/webpage/category/podcasts),
YouTube Channel (https://www.youtube.com/user/TaraBrabazon),
Twitter feed (@tarabrabazon),
Academia.edu profile(https://flindersclosingthegapprogram.academia.edu/TaraBrabazon),
LinkedIn profile (http://www.linkedin.com/in/tarabrabazon?trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile) and Pinterest boards (https://www.pinterest.com/tarabrabazon/).

Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts with First Class Honours in History (University of Western Australia) 1990

Bachelor of Literature and Communication (Murdoch University) 1990

Bachelor of Education with Distinction (Central Queensland University) 1998

Graduate Diploma of Internet Studies with Distinction (Curtin University) 2001

Le Cordon Bleu Graduate Diploma in Gastronomic Tourism (Southern Cross University) 2016

Master of Arts by Research in History with Distinction (University of Western Australia) 1992

Master of Letters in Cultural Studies (Central Queensland University) 1995

Master of Education with First Class Honours (University of New England) 2006

Doctor of Philosophy (Murdoch University) 1995

Honours, awards and grants

Fellow of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce (RSA)

Winner, Teaching Excellence Award (for undergraduate and postgraduate education), University of Brighton, 2009/10

Dean’s Prize, Masters of Education with Honours, University of New England, April 2007

Finalist Australian of the Year – Western Australia, 2005

Finalist Telstra Businesswoman of the Year – Western Australia, 2005

Winner of the Supervisor of the Year, Murdoch University, 2005

Winner of the Teaching Excellence Award, Murdoch University, 2005

Winner of the Vice Chancellor’s Equity (Disabilities) Award, Murdoch University, 2000

Winner of the Australian Award for University Teaching, Federal Government of Australia, 1998

Winner of the Vice Chancellors Teaching Excellence Award, Murdoch University, 1997

Key responsibilities

Dean of Graduate Research

Teaching interests

  • Introduction to Cultural Studies
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Creative Industries
  • Thinking Pop
  • Communication for Social Change
  • Cultural Difference and Diversity
  • Scholarship
  • Lipstick Traces: A secret history of the 20th century
  • Communication Capstone Course
  • Media Literacies
  • Sonic Media
  • Teaching, Learning and Writing through popular culture
  • Media Research
  • City Imaging
  • Lifestyle Capitalism
  • Social Capital
  • Moving Knowledge
  • Words and music
  • Here to stay: popular memory
  • Fat and fitness
  • Multiliteracies
  • The Repetitive Beat Generation
  • Making Trouble: Men, women and politics
  • The Study of Man
  • Dance to disco(urse)
  • Assume Nothing: Theories of Cultural Studies
  • Text, Space and Place: Cultural Geography and Cultural Studies
  • Volatile Bodies: Body Theory and Cultural Studies
  • Television Theory
  • Media and Popular Culture
  • Flowers in the dustbin: Post-punk popular music

Research expertise

  • Online learning

Research interests

Tara's research interests cluster around cities and regional development, movement cultures, digitization and information literacy, and popular cultural studies. Tara has published and supervised in all these areas, publishing 17 monographs and over 150 refereed articles and book chapters in these fields.

RHD research supervision

Tara is an international expert in doctoral education and has conducted PhD surgeries for the Times Higher Education. Tara has supervised over 40 Doctoral and Masters theses to completion. She supervises an array of higher degree doctoral genres, from the traditional thesis and PhD by prior publication through to the creative-led doctorate, composed of an artefact and exegesis.

Supervisory interests

  • Auditory cultures
  • City imaging
  • Communication studies
  • Creative industries
  • Cultural studies
  • Deterritorialization
  • Digitisation
  • Disintermediation
  • Dr Who studies
  • Education cities
  • Enabling university
  • Fandom
  • Feminism
  • Fitness
  • Food studies
  • Higher education studies
  • Information literacy
  • Information management
  • Media studies
  • Men's studies
  • New media
  • Online learning
  • Physical cultural studies
  • Popular cultural studies
  • Popular music
  • Postcolonialism
  • Quantified self
  • Regional development
  • Science fiction
  • Screen cultures
  • Social media
  • Sonic media
  • Sport
  • Star Trek
  • Tourism studies
  • University cities
  • Urban regeneration
  • Wine studies

RHD research supervision

Current

Principal supervisor : Feminism, Women's health, Women's rights (1) ; Alternative therapies, Reiki (1) ; Music education, Music technology (1) ; Multiculturalism, African immigration (1) ; Early child education, professionalism (1) ; Classic cinema, Memes (1) ;

Completion

Principal supervisor : Maths education through neoliberalism,” Charles Sturt University (1) ; Trans-disciplinary design,” University of Bolton (1) ; Public and Private Models for Broadcasting: the cases of Cyprus and Greece,” University of Brighton (1) ; Small nation media regulation: the case of Cyprus,” University of Brighton (1) ; Young, mobile and backpacking,” Murdoch University (1) ; Billy Bragg: mixing pop and politics,” Murdoch University (1) ; Witnessing death,” University of Brighton and Murdoch University (1) ; “Static and Flux: Excess in the New Russian Television, Murdoch University (1) ; Exit Planet Face,” Murdoch University (1) ; Women and Australian Rules Football,” Murdoch University (1) ; “Got to get the executive look: the building of professional woman,” Murdoch University (1) ; “Governance and the World Wide Web,” Murdoch University (1) ; “Beyond the digital diva: women@theworldwideweb,” Murdoch University (1) ; “Women and Generation X film,” Murdoch University (1) ; “The Night-time economy,” Murdoch University (1) ; “Movement,” Murdoch University (1) ; “Questions of Popular Cult(ure), Murdoch University (1) ; “Bitch,” Murdoch University (1) ; “Thinking on your feet,” Murdoch University (1) ; “Antipodean popular cultural policy,” Murdoch University (1) ; “Rock ‘n’ roll cinema,” Murdoch University (1) ; “Walking down the road to Wigan Pier,” Murdoch University (1) ; “Popular queer studies,” Murdoch University (1) ; “Supersizing fitness: putting the class back in exercise classes,” Murdoch University (1) ; “The interview as research and communication,” Sonic documentary and exegesis, University of Brighton (1) ; “Once upon out times,” Ficto-criticism, photostory and exegesis, University of Brighton (1) ; “Music as a service not a product,” University of Brighton (1) ; “It’s in the bin: finding and understanding dead popular culture,” Photostory and exegesis, University of Brighton (1) ; “Oral history of dance culture,” Sonic documentary and exegesis, University of Brighton (1) ; “No comment: unravelling comment culture,” University of Brighton (1) ; “Unplugged moments,” Sonic installation and exegesis, University of Brighton (1) ; “Social media as social reality: when the cult of the amateur becomes a culture of necessity,” University of Brighton (1) ; “The Lord of the Rings: the untold tale,” Novella and exegesis, University of Brighton (1) ; “Touring the imaginary: exoticism in sex tourism in Brazil,” University of Brighton (1) ; What happens when your hard drive crashes, man? Dead vinyl and living memory', University of Brighton (1) ; Fashion cities: summoning a city imaging strategy through the commodification of clothing in urban environments,” University of Brighton (1) ; Age 2.0: the age of the version number,” University of Brighton (1) ; “Dark matters: the inevitability of the online community exile,” University of Brighton (1) ; “City of god as community media,” University of Brighton (1) ; “Imag(in)ing Brighton,” Photographic series and exegesis, University of Brighton (1) ; The politics of memory, identity and affect in oral history: a case study,” University of Brighton (1) ; “Sonic interventions for political change,” sonic artefacts and exegesis, University of Brighton (1) ; “The subaltern can podcast: Podcasting in the Cameroon,” sonic artefacts and exegesis, University of Brighton (1) ;

Publications

  • Brabazon, T.M. (2016). Conclusion: This used to be my playground. In Tara Brabazon, ed. Play: A Theory of Learning and Change. Berlin: Springer, pp. 225-226.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-25549-1]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2016). Play up? Play around. In Tara Brabazon, ed. Play: A Theory of Learning and Change. Switzerland: Springer, pp. 1-4.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-25549-1_1]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2016). Press Play. In Tara Brabazon, ed. Play: A Theory of Learning and Change. Berlin: Springer, pp. 119-144.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-25549-1_10]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2016). “Let’s Talk About Something Important. Let’s Talk About Me.” Life, Community and Culture Through Digital Storytelling. In Tara Brabazon, ed. Play: A Theory of Learning and Change. Berlin: Springer, pp. 205-223.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-25549-1_14] [10.1007/978-3-319-25549-1_14]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2014). Introduction: Sliced Cities. In Tara Brabazon, ed. City Imaging: Regeneration, Renewal and Decay. Berlin: Springer, pp. 1-9.
    [10.1007/978-94-007-7235-9_1]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2014). Conclusion: Imaging Injustice. In City Imaging: Regeneration, Renewal and Decay. Berlin: Springer, pp. 249-254.
    [10.1007/978-94-007-7235-9_20]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2014). Brand Wellington: When City Imaging Is GLAM’ed. In Tara Brabazon, ed. City Imaging: Regeneration, Renewal and Decay. Berlin: Springer, pp. 229-247.
    [10.1007/978-94-007-7235-9] [10.1007/978-94-007-7235-9_19]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2014). Swan Valley Sideways: Economic Development Through Taste and Tourism in Western Australia. In Tara Brabazon, ed. City Imaging: Regeneration, Renewal and Decay. Berlin: Springer, pp. 53-70.
    [10.1007/978-94-007-7235-9_4]
  • Ghezzi, P., Chumber, S. and Brabazon, T.M. (2014). Educating Medical Students to Evaluate the Quality of Health Information on the Web. In Luciano Floridi, Phyllis Illari, ed. The Philosophy of Information Quality. Berlin: Springer, pp. 183-199.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-07121-3_10]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2014). When Bohemia Becomes a Business: City Lights, Columbus Avenue and a Future for San Francisco. In Tara Brabazon, ed. City Imaging: Regeneration, Renewal and Decay. New York: Springer, pp. 135-156.
    [10.1007/978-94-007-7235-9 11]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2012). YouTube Academy. In Tara Brabazon, ed. Digital dialogues and community 2.0: after avatars, trolls and puppets. Oxford: Chandos Publishing, pp. 191-197.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2012). The sound of a librarian: the politics and potential of podcasting in difficult times. In Tara Brabazon, ed. Digital dialogues and community 2.0: after avatars, trolls and puppets. Oxford: Chandos Publishing, pp. 137-158.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2012). Introduction: New Imaginings. In Tara Brabazon, ed. Digital dialogues and community 2.0: after avatars, trolls and puppets. Oxford: Chandos Publishing, pp. 1-8.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2012). Conclusion: White Men Rule? In Tara Brabazon, ed. Digital dialogues and community 2.0: after avatars, trolls and puppets. Oxford: Chandos Publishing, pp. 253-256.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2012). British colonialism. In Peter Beilharz, Trevor Hogan, ed. Sociology: Antipodean Perspectives. 2nd ed. Melbourne, Victoria: Oxford University Press, pp. 179-183.
  • Brabazon, T.M. and Bhimani, N. (2012). The invisible (wo)man. In Tara Brabazon, ed. Digital dialogues and community 2.0: after avatars, trolls and puppets. Oxford: Chandos Publishing, pp. 163-171.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2008). S/he's Lost Control?: Damaging a Body of Knowledge. In Ben Agger, Timothy W. Luke, ed. There is a Gunman on Campus: Tragedy and Terror at Virginia Tech. Plymouth: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, pp. 119-140.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2008). Passing the digital door bitch. In Tara Brabazon, ed. The Revolution Will Not Be Downloaded: Dissent in the Digital Age. Oxford: Chandos Publishing, pp. xiii-xxiii.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2008). Conclusion: What do you do with the other one in a duo? In Tara Brabazon, ed. The Revolution Will Not Be Downloaded: Dissent in the Digital Age. UK: Chandos Publishing, pp. 223-228.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2008). Conclusion: What do you do with the other one in a duo? In Tara Brabazon, ed. The Revolution Will Not Be Downloaded: Dissent in the Digital Age. Oxford: Chandos Publishing, pp. 223-228.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2008). Christmas and the media. In Sheila Whiteley, ed. Christmas, Ideology and Popular Culture. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, pp. 149-163.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2008). Wiring God's waiting rooms: the greying of the World Wide Web. In Tara Brabazon, ed. The Revolution Will Not Be Downloaded: Dissent in the Digital Age. UK: Chandos Publishing, pp. 21-72.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2008). Wiring God’s Waiting Room: the Greying of the World Wide Web. In Tara Brabazon, ed. The Revolution Will Not Be Downloaded: Dissent in the Digital Age. Oxford: Chandos Publishing, pp. 21-72.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2006). Won’t get googled again: searching for an education. In Joe Lockard, Mark Pegrum, ed. Brave New Classrooms: Democratic Education and the Internet. New York: Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, pp. 153-168.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2006). British colonialism. In Peter Beilharz, Trevor Hogan, ed. Sociology: Place, Time & Division. Melbourne: Oxford University Press, pp. 179-183.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2005). Going Off-World after the Cabaret. In Liverpool of the South Seas: Perth and its Popular Music. Perth: UWA Press, pp. 180-208.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2005). Endings: Not of London Anymore. In Tara Brabazon, ed. Liverpool of the South Seas: perth and its Popular Music. Perth, Western Australia: University of Western Australia Press, pp. 209-214.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2005). Moving Off World After the Cabaret. In Tara Brabazon, ed. Liverpool of the South Seas: perth and its Popular Music. Perth, Western Australia: University of Western Australia Press, pp. 180-208.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2005). You've Got About a Year: An Introduction. In Tara Brabazon, ed. Liverpool of the South Seas: Perth and its Popular Music. Perth, Western Australia: University of Western Australia Press, pp. 1-18.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2003). Britain’s last line of Defence: Miss Moneypenny and the desperations of filmic feminism. In Christoph Lindner, ed. The James Bond Phenomenon. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2003). Neon Girls. In Stuart Clarke, ed. Football in our time (The Homes of Football) London: Mainstream Publishing.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2002). The best on Earth in Perth: aerobics and feminism. In Dennis Hemphill and Caroline Symons, ed. Gender, sexuality and sport: A dangerous mix. Melbourne: Walla Walla Press.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2001). A pig in space? Babe and the problem of landscape. In Ian Craven, ed. Australian cinema in the 1990s. London: Frank Cass, pp. 149-159.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (1993). Reclaiming the visual world: Beatlemania, Beatle photographs and a female gaze. In Hetherington, Penelope; Maddern, Philippa, ed. Sexuality and gender in history: selected essays. Nedlands, WA: Centre for Western Australia History at the University of Western Australia.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (Ed.). (2015). Play: A theory of learning and change. Berlin: Springer.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2015). Unique Urbanity? Rethinking Third Tier Cities, Degeneration, Regeneration and Mobility. Berlin: Springer.
    [10.1007/978-981-287-269-2]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2015). Enabling Universities: Impairment, (Dis)ability and Social Justice in Higher Education. Berlin: Springer.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-12802-3]
  • Brabazon, T.M., Winter, M. and Gandy, B. (2014). Digital Wine: How QR Codes Facilitate New Markets for Small Wine Industries. Berlin: Springer.
    [10.1007/978-981-287-059-9]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2013). Digital Dieting: From Information Obesity to Digital Fitness. Aldershot, United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (Ed.). (2013). City Imaging: Regeneration, Renewal, Decay. Berlin: Springer.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2012). Popular Music: topics, trends and trajectories. London: Sage.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (Ed.). (2012). Digital dialogues and community 2.0: after avatars, trolls and puppets. Oxford: --Other (not in list)--.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2008). Thinking Popular Culture: war, terrorism and writing. England: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (Ed.). (2008). The revolution will not be downloaded: dissent in the digital age. Oxford: --Other (not in list)--.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2007). The University of Google: Education in the [post] information age. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2006). Playing on the periphery: Sport, identity and memory. London: Routledge.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2005). From Revolution to Revelation: Generation X, popular memory, cultural studies. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (Ed.). (2005). Liverpool of the South Seas: Perth and its popular music. Perth, Western Australia: University of Western Australia Press.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2002). Digital Hemlock: Internet education and the poisoning of teaching. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2002). Ladies Who Lunge: Celebrating Difficult Women. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2000). Tracking the Jack: A retracing of the Antipodes. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2000). Beyond Calais: Michael Palin and the construction of a foreigner. In Europe - divided or united? Canberra: Southern Highlands Publishers. Twelfth biennial conference of the Australasian Association for European History. Jul 1999.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2016). Winter is Coming: Doctoral Supervision in the Neoliberal University. International Journal of Social Sciences & Educational Studies, 3(1) pp. 14-34.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2016). Don’t fear the reaper? The Zombie University and eating braaaaains. KOME, 4(2) pp. 1-16.
    [10.17646/KOME.2016.21] [10.17646/KOME.2016.21]
  • Brabazon, T.M., Redhead, S. and McRae, L. (2015). The pushbike song: Rolling Physical Cultural Studies through the landscape. CULTURAL GEOGRAPHIES, 9(2) pp. 183-206.
    [10.5719/hgeo.2015.92.5] [10.5719/hgeo.2015.92.5] [Scopus]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2015). It's the cake talking: theorizing the recipe memoir. Digest: A Journal of Foodways and Culture, 4(1)
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2015). Turnitin? Turnitoff: The deskilling of information literacy. TURKISH ONLINE JOURNAL OF DISTANCE EDUCATION, 16(3) pp. Art: 2.
    [Scopus] [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. and Murray, E. (2015). I think she's decided to be a manager now: women, management and leadership in the knowledge factory. Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education, 3-4 pp. 28-53.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2015). Digital fitness: Self-monitored fitness and the commodification of movement. Communication, Politics & Culture, 48(2) pp. 1-23.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2015). A self on a screen: visioning community and context through digital storytelling. Mediterranean e-journal of Communication and Media, 3(1)
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2015). Facing off: theorizing oversharing and under reading. Online Journal of Communication and Media Technologies, 5(1) pp. 57-73.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2014). Colonial control or terroir tourism? The case of Houghton's White Burgundy. Human Geographies, 8(2) pp. 17-33.
    [10.5719/hgeo.2014.82.17] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2014). Go to Darwin and starve ya bastard: theorizing the decline of third tier cities. Fast Capitalism, 11(1) pp. online.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2014). The disintermediated librarian and a reintermediated future. Australian Library Journal, 63(3) pp. 191-205.
    [10.1080/00049670.2014.932681] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2014). Maybe he's just better than you: Generation X women and higher education. Journal of Women's Entrepreneurship and Education, 3-4 pp. 48-70.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2014). Learning to leisure: when social media becomes educational media. Digital culture and education, 6(2) pp. 82-97.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. and Redhead, S. (2013). Baudrillard in drag: Lady Gaga and the accelerated cycles of pop. Americana: The Journal of American Popular Culture, 12(2) pp. online.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2002). Australian Popular Culture and Media Studies. The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, 9(1) pp. 82-118.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2001). Australian Popular Culture and Media Studies. The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, 8(1) pp. 61-93.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (1997). Australian Popular Culture and Media Studies. The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, 7(1) pp. 134-168.
    [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (1996). Australian Popular Culture and Media Studies. The Year's Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, 6(1) pp. 226-250.
    [Scopus] [Web Link] [Web Link]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (1995). Australian Popular Culture and Media Studies. The Years Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, 5(1) pp. 174-194.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (1994). Australian Popular Culture and Media Studies. The Years Work in Critical and Cultural Theory, 4(1) pp. 256-280.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2015). Enabling Universities: Impairment, (Dis)ability and Social Justice in Higher Education. Berlin: Springer.
    [10.1007/978-3-319-12802-3]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2015). Unique Urbanity? Rethinking Third Tier Cities, Degeneration, Regeneration and Mobility. Berlin: Springer.
    [10.1007/978-981-287-269-2]
  • Brabazon, T.M., Winter, M. and Gandy, B. (2014). Digital Wine: How QR Codes Facilitate New Markets for Small Wine Industries. Berlin: Springer.
    [10.1007/978-981-287-059-9]
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2013). Digital Dieting: From Information Obesity to Digital Fitness. Aldershot, United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2008). Thinking Popular Culture: war, terrorism and writing. England: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2007). The University of Google: Education in the [post] information age. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2006). Playing on the periphery: Sport, identity and memory. London: Routledge.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2005). From Revolution to Revelation: Generation X, popular memory, cultural studies. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2002). Digital Hemlock: Internet education and the poisoning of teaching. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press.
  • Brabazon, T.M. (2002). Ladies Who Lunge: Celebrating Difficult Women. Sydney: University of New South Wales Press.

Professional and community engagement

Tara has worked with an array of industries, including the music and tourism industries, health and fitness groups, and GLAMs (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums). Below is a selection of her community engagements.

  • Member of Destination Bathurst Committee, Bathurst Regional Council, 2015 - 2016
  • Member of the Heritage Committee, Bathurst Regional Council, 2014-2016
  • Chairman, Mitchell Conservatorium, Bathurst, Lithgow and Lachlan, 2013-14
  • Member of “Green Team,” YMCA Durham (Canada), July 2011 - 2012
  • Consultant, Pop Memories Project, Channel Four, May – August 2010
  • Consultant, Graduate Centre, University of Teesside, January - April 2010
  • British Library/JISC, Future of Libraries Project, April-October 2010
  • Advisor, Broadcast Strategy Review Group, Open University, 2006

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