Dr Justine Humphry

BA (Hons 1st) UTS, PhD (Cultural Studies) UWS
Honorary Research Associate

A20 - John Woolley Building
The University of Sydney


Website Digital Cultures Program

Biographical details

Justine Humphry is a Lecturer in Digital Cultures in the Department of Media and Communications at the University of Sydney. Her previous appointments include Lecturer in Cultural and Social Analysis at Western Sydney University and Research Fellow in Digital Media at the University of Sydney.

Research interests

Justine researches digital and mobile cultures with a focus on networked publics, inequalities, digital infrastructures, and transformations in work and everyday life. Justine was the chief investigator of research on homelessness and mobile connectivity for the Australian Communications Consumer Action Network (from 2013-14) and for the Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre (from 2015-16). She carries out research that involves participants, builds capacity and makes a social impact. Her publications appear in Routledge Companion to Mobile Media, Sociologic: Analysing Everyday Life and Culture (Oxford University Press), Journal of Media, Culture and Society, Journal of Information, Communication & Society, M/C Journal, Scan: Journal of Media Arts Culture and the Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy.

Selected grants

2013

  • Homeless and Connected: mobile phones and mobile internet in the lives of families and young people experiencing homelessness; Humphry J; Australian Communications Consumer Action Network/ACCAN Grants Scheme 2013 Round.

Selected publications & creative works

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Book Chapters

  • Humphry, J. (2014). Bricks, Spies, and Shoe Phones: Researching Mobile Media in Work and Professional Life. In Gerard Goggin and Larissa Hjorth (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media, (pp. 333-345). New York: Routledge.

Journals

  • Humphry, J. (2014). Officing: Mediating Time and the Professional Self in the Support of Nomadic Work. Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 23(2), 185-204. [More Information]
  • Humphry, J. (2014). Visualising the Future of Work: Myth, Media and Mobilities. Media, Culture and Society, 36(3), 351-366. [More Information]
  • Humphry, J. (2013). Demanding Media: Platform Work and the Shaping of Work and Play. Scan (Sydney): journal of media arts culture, 10(2), 1-13.
  • Humphry, J. (2011). Making an Impact: Cultural Studies, Media and Contemporary Work. M/C Journal, 14(6), 1-13.

Conferences

  • Humphry, J. (2010). Just Turn it Off!: questioning the choice to use mobile ICT for work. The Australasian Sociological Association Annual Conference 2010, Sydney: The Australian Sociological Society.

Other Works

  • Humphry, J., Sofoulis, Z., Bhattarai Upadhyay, V. (2011). Tributaries: A Directory of Social and Cultural Research on Urban Water, October 2011, (pp. 1 - 280). Sydney, Australia: Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western Sydney.

Magazine / Newspaper Articles

  • Humphry, J. (2011). Mess or nest: do clean desk policies really help us work better? The Conversation.

2014

  • Humphry, J. (2014). Bricks, Spies, and Shoe Phones: Researching Mobile Media in Work and Professional Life. In Gerard Goggin and Larissa Hjorth (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to Mobile Media, (pp. 333-345). New York: Routledge.
  • Humphry, J. (2014). Officing: Mediating Time and the Professional Self in the Support of Nomadic Work. Computer Supported Cooperative Work, 23(2), 185-204. [More Information]
  • Humphry, J. (2014). Visualising the Future of Work: Myth, Media and Mobilities. Media, Culture and Society, 36(3), 351-366. [More Information]

2013

  • Humphry, J. (2013). Demanding Media: Platform Work and the Shaping of Work and Play. Scan (Sydney): journal of media arts culture, 10(2), 1-13.

2011

  • Humphry, J., Sofoulis, Z., Bhattarai Upadhyay, V. (2011). Tributaries: A Directory of Social and Cultural Research on Urban Water, October 2011, (pp. 1 - 280). Sydney, Australia: Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western Sydney.
  • Humphry, J. (2011). Making an Impact: Cultural Studies, Media and Contemporary Work. M/C Journal, 14(6), 1-13.
  • Humphry, J. (2011). Mess or nest: do clean desk policies really help us work better? The Conversation.

2010

  • Humphry, J. (2010). Just Turn it Off!: questioning the choice to use mobile ICT for work. The Australasian Sociological Association Annual Conference 2010, Sydney: The Australian Sociological Society.

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