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Graham Meikle is Professor of Communication and Digital Media. He is a National Teaching Fellowship award winner, a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and teaches core undergraduate and Master's modules every year. Graham is an elected governor, director and trustee of the university, and an elected member of Academic Council, Westminster's highest academic committee. He has published seven books, most recently The Internet of Things (with Mercedes Bunz, 2018) and The Routledge Companion to Media and Activism (editor, 2018). He is also the author of Social Media (2016), Media Convergence (with Sherman Young, 2012), Interpreting News (2009) and Future Active (2002), and co-editor of News Online (2011). His next books will be Deepfakes (to be published by Polity) and an updated second edition of Social Media (to be published by Routledge). He is an elected member of the national executive committee of MeCCSA (the subject association representing researchers and teachers of Media and Communication in UK higher education), and was a member of the civil society steering group for the Open Government Partnership in Scotland from 2019-21. Graham has been course leader of the MA in Social Media and Digital Communication since it launched in 2013, earning a 100% overall satisfaction rating in the national Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey for 2019 and 2018. Before joining Westminster, he was a senior lecturer at the University of Stirling in Scotland (2007-13) and Macquarie University in Sydney (1999-2007). He has a PhD in Media and Communication, and a Master’s in Media, Technology and Law, both from Macquarie University. Graham also has an MA (Hons) in English Literature from Edinburgh University. In a past life, he taught English in Japan, Ecuador, Spain and Australia. Graham welcomes enquiries from prospective postgraduates about supervising doctoral research projects on cultural aspects of networked digital media.


For details of all my research outputs, visit my WestminsterResearch profile.