Dr Justine Humphry

BA (Hons 1st) UTS, PhD (Cultural Studies) UWS
Lecturer in Digital Cultures

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.

Teaching and supervision

Teaching

  • ARIN2620 Cyberworlds
  • ARIN3620 Researching Digital Cultures
  • MECO1002 Media and Communication Landscapes

Supervision

  • Mobile Media Studies
  • Everyday life, gender and online sociality
  • Digital inequalities and networked publics
  • Digital media for social justice

Associations

  • Australian Communications Consumer Action Network
  • Cultural Studies Association of Australasia
  • Association of Internet Researchers

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

  • Deslandes, A., Humphry, J. (2017). Staying in Place: Meanings, Practices and the Regulation of Publicness in Sydney's Martin Place. In Justine Lloyd and Ellie Vasta (Eds.), Reimagining Home in the 21st Century, (pp. 165-175). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.
  • Humphry, J. (2016). Work and Society. In James Arvanitakis (Eds.), Sociologic: Analysing Everyday Life and Culture, (pp. 264-280). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
  • 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., Albarran Torres, C. (2015). A Tap on the Shoulder: The Disciplinary Techniques and Logics of Anti-Pokie Apps. M/C Journal, 18(2), 1-8.
  • 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). The Importance of Circumstance: Digital Access and Affordability for People Experiencing Homelessness. Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, 2(3), 55-1-55-15. [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

  • Lentin, A., Humphry, J. (2016). How Apps and other Online Tools are Challenging Racist Attacks. The Conversation, 13 July 2016. [More Information]
  • Humphry, J. (2016). How do we Stop People Falling Through the Gaps in a Digitally Connected City? The Conversation, 15 February 2016. [More Information]
  • Humphry, J. (2014). Homeless and (Mostly) Connected: Mobile Phones and Mobile Internet in the Lives of Youth, Families and Adults Experiencing Homelessness. Parity, 27(8). [More Information]
  • Humphry, J. (2013). Networked Publics and Homelessness: New Questions for Researching Mobile and Digital Media in an Age of Ubiquity. Parity, 10(9). [More Information]
  • Humphry, J. (2013). Yahoo Brings Workers Back into the Office but Leaves Real Issues Out in the Cold. The Conversation, 1 March 2013. [More Information]
  • Humphry, J. (2011). Mess or nest: do clean desk policies really help us work better? The Conversation. [More Information]

Research Reports

  • Humphry, J., Pihl, K. (2016). Making Connections: Young People, Homelessness and Digital Access in the City, (pp. 6 - 58). Melbourne, Australia: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre.
  • Humphry, J. (2014). Homeless and Connected: Mobile phones and the Internet in the lives of homeless Australians, August 2014, (pp. 3 - 72). Sydney, Australia: Australian Communications Consumer Action Network. [More Information]
  • Humphry, J., Lally, E. (2009). Blue Mountains Cultural and Community Information: Integration Development Strategy Final Report, Blue Mountains, Australia: Blue Mountains City Council.

2017

  • Deslandes, A., Humphry, J. (2017). Staying in Place: Meanings, Practices and the Regulation of Publicness in Sydney's Martin Place. In Justine Lloyd and Ellie Vasta (Eds.), Reimagining Home in the 21st Century, (pp. 165-175). Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing.

2016

  • Lentin, A., Humphry, J. (2016). How Apps and other Online Tools are Challenging Racist Attacks. The Conversation, 13 July 2016. [More Information]
  • Humphry, J. (2016). How do we Stop People Falling Through the Gaps in a Digitally Connected City? The Conversation, 15 February 2016. [More Information]
  • Humphry, J., Pihl, K. (2016). Making Connections: Young People, Homelessness and Digital Access in the City, (pp. 6 - 58). Melbourne, Australia: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre.
  • Humphry, J. (2016). Work and Society. In James Arvanitakis (Eds.), Sociologic: Analysing Everyday Life and Culture, (pp. 264-280). Melbourne: Oxford University Press.

2015

  • Humphry, J., Albarran Torres, C. (2015). A Tap on the Shoulder: The Disciplinary Techniques and Logics of Anti-Pokie Apps. M/C Journal, 18(2), 1-8.

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). Homeless and (Mostly) Connected: Mobile Phones and Mobile Internet in the Lives of Youth, Families and Adults Experiencing Homelessness. Parity, 27(8). [More Information]
  • Humphry, J. (2014). Homeless and Connected: Mobile phones and the Internet in the lives of homeless Australians, August 2014, (pp. 3 - 72). Sydney, Australia: Australian Communications Consumer Action Network. [More Information]
  • 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). The Importance of Circumstance: Digital Access and Affordability for People Experiencing Homelessness. Australian Journal of Telecommunications and the Digital Economy, 2(3), 55-1-55-15. [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.
  • Humphry, J. (2013). Networked Publics and Homelessness: New Questions for Researching Mobile and Digital Media in an Age of Ubiquity. Parity, 10(9). [More Information]
  • Humphry, J. (2013). Yahoo Brings Workers Back into the Office but Leaves Real Issues Out in the Cold. The Conversation, 1 March 2013. [More Information]

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. [More Information]

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.

2009

  • Humphry, J., Lally, E. (2009). Blue Mountains Cultural and Community Information: Integration Development Strategy Final Report, Blue Mountains, Australia: Blue Mountains City Council.

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