Jolynna SinananCore Member - PhD Representative

Jolynna Sinanan is a Vice Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the School of Media and Communications at RMIT. From 2011 – 2014, she was a Research Fellow in Anthropology at University College London with the Global Social Media Impact Study, which compared uses of social media across 8 countries. She is currently finishing Social Media in Trinidad (Forthcoming, UCL Press) and is the co-author of How the World Changed Social Media (Costa et al., Forthcoming, UCL Press), Visualising Facebook (Forthcoming, UCL Press) and Webcam (2014, Polity) with Daniel Miller. Jolynna’s current research focuses on inter-generational uses of digital devices in Melbourne homes as part of the DERC project Locating the Mobile.Jolynna completed her PhD in Arts at the University of Melbourne and her thesis examined engagement with development programs by ‘beneficiaries’, drawing on case studies that centred on microfinance and the trafficking of women in Cambodia.

 

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