Professor Graham Meikle
Prof of Communication & Digital Media
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Graham Meikle is Professor of Communication and Digital Media. His most recent books are The Internet of Things (with Mercedes Bunz, 2017) 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). Since joining Westminster in 2013, he has launched its BA in Digital Media and Communication, and its MA in Social Media, Culture and Society. Graham is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) and teaches core undergraduate and Master's modules every year. Before Westminster, Graham 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 & Communication, and a Master’s in Media, Technology & 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 the internet.
Graham Meikle is course leader for Westminster's MA in Social Media, Culture and Society. He has taught many modules on digital media, media cultures, news analysis, and research methods. He teaches a core first-year undergraduate module called Internet Cultures every year and, At MA level, he teaches core modules on social media and on dissertation research.