Category: 2014: Vol. 8 No. 1 What is Mobilities?

Jen Southern: Comobility and Polyrhythmia

Jen Southern is an artist and lecturer in Fine Art and New Media at Lancaster University. She has a practice-based PhD in Sociology from the Centre for Mobilities Research, where she is now artistic director. Southern’s collaborative artwork, exploring hybrid…

Darin Barney: The Movement of Staple Commodities

Darin Barney is Canada Research Chair in Technology & Citizenship, and Associate Professor of Communication Studies at McGill University. He is the author of Communication Technology: The Canadian Democratic Audit (UBC Press: 2005); The Network Society (Polity Press: 2004); and…

Bianca Freire-Medeiros: Favela Tourism

Senior Lecturer of Sociology at Getulio Vargas Foundation (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), Bianca Freire-Medeiros was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Mobilities Research (CeMoRe) at Lancaster University. She has published extensively in several languages on Urban Sociology, Mobility Studies and Visual…

Daniel M. Sutko: Containers

Daniel M. Sutko is an Assistant Professor of New Media and Social Media at California State University, Fullerton. Prior to joining Fullerton, he held a Fellowship in the School of Communication and Information at Rutgers University. His research draws on…

Gerard Goggin: Micro Politics and Mobile Intimacies

Gerard Goggin is Professor of Media and Communications and ARC Future Fellow at the University of Sydney. He has particular research interests in disability and digital technology, as well as mobile media. Gerard’s publications include: Routledge Companion to Mobile Media…

Catherine Middleton: Mobile Media Technology

Dr. Catherine Middleton holds a Canada Research Chair in Communication Technologies in the Information Society at the Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University. Her research focuses on the development and use of new communication technologies, with specific interests in…

Germaine Halegoua: Performativity and the Spatial Self

Germaine Halegoua is an Assistant Professor in the Film and Media Studies Department at the University of Kansas. She received her PhD from the Media and Cultural Studies program at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Her research interests focus on…