Catherine GomesLab Leader - Migration and Digital Media

Catherine Gomes is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Media and Communication where she teaches Asian Studies.  She is leader of the Migration and Digital Media Research Lab.  Catherine was also also an Australian Research Council DECRA Fellow (2013-2016) working on a project about the social and cultural spaces occupied by transient migrants (international students and workers).   Catherine has worked extensively on the themes of of identity, migration, ethnicity, memory, multiculturalism and transnationalism in Australia and Singapore as well as on the information-seeking behaviour of international students in Australia.  Recent and forthcoming publications include  Multiculturalism through the Lens: A guide to ethnic and migrant anxieties in Singapore(2015),  Translating Impermanence: Approaches, Identities and Cultures of Transient Mobility (2016),Multiethnic Southeast Asia and Social Media: Identity, Ethnicity, Community and Migration (editor, 2016) andInternational Student Connectedness and Identity: Transnational and Trans-disciplinary Perspectives (co-editor, 2016). Catherine is also founding editor of Transitions: Journal of Transient Migration whose inaugural issue will be published in October 2016 by Intellect Books.  Catherine was also a Visiting Research Fellow at the Singapore Management University in 2014.

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