Benjamin A Morgan is currently researching the use and meaning of digital streaming and usage data in the Australian music industries. His interdisciplinary background includes a BA in Philosophy/German Studies and an MA in Cultural Diplomacy and the Global Economy. He is a veteran of the U.S. music business who worked for several years in Liberia and is interested in new approaches to researching and developing media and cultural industries. His work will help musicians, stakeholders, and policy makers collaborate to improve the media and cultural industries through building upon existing practice and questioning entrenched logics.
- Revenue, access, and engagement via the in-house curated Spotify playlist in Australia
- Whose tool for what purpose? The struggle for cultural industry infrastructure in Liberia
His PhD contributes to the ARC linkage research project Music Usage Metrics and the Future of the Australian Music Industry.