Dr Lisa Harrison

Lecturer (Teaching Specialist (Clin))

College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences

place Humanities (303)

Dr. Lisa Harrison, a researcher and educator, brings her wealth of expertise to Flinders University in Adelaide, where she serves as a Lecturer in Communication and Media. Renowned for her pioneering work on the role of micro-influencers within creative industries, Dr. Harrison has made substantial strides in the field of digital communication and culture.

Her insightful research into the complex dynamics of niche online communities and the consequential role of micro-influencers has shaped our understanding of contemporary digital culture and professional practices. Dr. Harrison's groundbreaking theoretical model outlines the five dimensions of micro-influence, offering a practical guide for confidently navigating the digital landscape.

She utilises her past experience in establishing her own digital marketing agency, including her success as the Sunshine Coast Professional Business Woman of the Year, to bridge the gap between academic theory and real-world application, fostering a new generation of digital leaders.


Doctorate of Creative Industries, Media and Communications, QUT 2022

Bachelor of Creative Industries, Media and Communications (with distinction), QUT

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Certificate IV in Business, Business Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services.

Key responsibilities

Dr. Harrison’s unique capacity to transform theory into practical insight. This facilitates a comprehensive understanding of digital media landscapes, paving the way for future leaders in communication and media. In sum, Dr. Lisa Harrison holds an amalgamation of experiences and qualifications that are paramount in shaping her unique approach to teaching, research, and professional practice. Lisa is the Course Coordinator for the Masters of Communication and Media and Topic Coordinator of COMS1004 Digital and Social Media.

Topic coordinator
COMS3004 Strategic Communication and Public Relations
LING2103 Discourse and Media
COMS9003 Strategic Communication and Public Relations GE
SCME9002 Social Media and Digital Platforms
HASS7000 Industry or Community Placement in Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
HASS9000 Industry or Community Placement in the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
CREA9406 Industry Project
COMS1004 Digital and Social Media