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Professor Steve Mickler

Professor Steve Mickler Professor Steve Mickler

BA Communication Studies (1977 Murdoch), Postgrad Dip. English, Distinction (1990 Curtin), PhD (1996 Murdoch).

Position Head of School
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
School School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts
Campus Bentley Campus
Location 209.218
Phone +61 8 9266 7451
Fax +61 8 9266 2594
Email S.Mickler@curtin.edu.au

Brief Summary

Professor Steve Mickler is Head of School, School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts at Curtin University. He was Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Humanities from August 2016 to February 2017 and Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor from June 2015 to August 2016. Prior to this, he was was foundational Head of the School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts from July 2008 to June 2015.  He was Head of the Department of Media and Information from July 2005 to June 2008. He is a member of the Faculty of Humanities Management Board and University Academic Board. He joined the academic staff at Curtin University in 1998, lecturing in communication studies and journalism, following a Research Fellowship with the Centre for Research in Culture and Communication at Murdoch University. From July to October 2009 he was a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Research on Work and Society at York University in Toronto, and in 2003 was a Visiting Fellow at Green College, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

Memberships, Awards and Training

Awards

ACADEMIC LITERARY AWARDS

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Teaching

Teaching - Postgraduate


Currently supervision PhD students in communication and media studies.

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Research Interests

Research Interests

Research Projects

Academic Publications

Books

Monograph

Edited Book Chapters

Co-authored Book Chapters

Articles in Refereed Journals

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Publications

2016

Journal Articles (Research)

2012

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2010

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2009

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2008

Journal Articles (Research)

2007

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2006

Books (Research)

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2005

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2004

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1998

Journal Articles (Research)

1997

Journal Articles (Research)

1990

Journal Articles (Research)

Additional publication categories

2013

Books (Research) - Other

  • Haebich, A., and S. B. Mickler. 2013. A Boy's Short Life: The Story of Warren Braedon/ Louis Johnson. Australia: UWA Publishing.

2010

Book Chapters - Other

  • Mickler, S. B., and N. Lucy. 2010. “The War on English: An Answer to the Question, What is Postmodernism?.” In Pomo Oz: Fear and Loathing Downunder, 54-86. Fremantle, Western Australia: Fremantle Press.

2007

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • Lucy, N. A., and S. B. Mickler. 2007.“The Postmodern Left: Part One.”Online Opinion: Australia’s e-journal of social and political debate N/A.
  • Lucy, N. A., and S. B. Mickler. 2007.“The Postmodern Left: Part Two.”Online Opinion: Australia’s e-journal of social and political debate N/A.

2000

Book Chapters - Other

  • Mickler, S. B., and A. Haebich. 2000. “A Boy's Short Life.” In Broken Circles: Fragmenting Indigenous Families 1800-2000, 17-64. : Fremantle Art Centre Press.

1998

Books (Research) - Other

  • Mickler, S. B. 1998. The Myth of Privilege: Aboriginal Status, Media Visions, Public Ideas. Fremantle: Fremantle Arts Centre Press.

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • Mickler, S. B. 1998.“News, Governmentality, Aboriginality: Beyond Pathologies of Othering in Media Studies.”Critical Arts: a south-north journal of cultural and media studies 12 (1): 45-77.

1997

Book Chapters - Other

  • Mickler, S. B. 1997. “The “Robespierre” of the Air: Talkback Radio, Globalisation and Indigenous Issues.” In The Resurgence of Racism: Howard, Hanson and the Race Debate, 63-78. : Monash Publications in History.

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • Mickler, S. B. 1997.“Talkback Radio and Indigenous Citizens: Towards a Practical Ethics of Representation.”UTS Review 3 (2): 46-66.

1992

Books (Research) - Other

  • Mickler, S. B. 1992. Gambling On the First Race: A Comment on Racism and Talkback Radio- 6PR, the TAB and the WA Government. Perth: Centre for Research in Culture and Communication, Murdoch University, and Louis St John Johnson Memorial Trust.

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • Mickler, S. B. 1992.“Visions of Disorder: Aboriginal People and Youth Crime Reporting.”Cultural Studies 6 (3): 322-336.

1991

Journal Articles (Scholarly/Professional)

  • Mickler, S. B. 1991.“The Battle for Goonininup.”Arena Journal Spring (96): 68-90.
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