Doctor of Philosophy (University of Queensland)
Dr Timothy Graham is Senior Lecturer in Digital Media at the Queensland University of Queensland (QUT). His research combines computational methods with social theory to study online networks and platforms, with a particular interest in online bots and trolls, disinformation, and online ratings and rankings devices. He develops open source software tools for social media data analysis, and has published in journals such as Information, Communication & Society, Information Polity, Big Data & Society, and Social Media + Society.
In 2021, Tim was announced as an ARC Discovery Early Career Researcher Award recipient and was awarded funding for his project, Combating Coordinated Inauthentic Behaviour on Social Media.
- Graham, T., Bruns, A., Angus, D., Hurcombe, E. & Hames, S. (2021). #IStandWithDan versus #DictatorDan: the polarised dynamics of Twitter discussions about Victoria's COVID-19 restrictions. Media International Australia, 179(1), 127–148 . https://eprints.qut.edu.au/207260
- Maloney, M., Roberts, S. & Graham, T. (2019). Gender, masculinity and video gaming: Analysing Reddit's r/gaming community. Palgrave Pivot. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/133928
- Kim, D., Graham, T., Wan, Z. & Rizoiu, M. (2019). Analysing user identity via time-sensitive semantic edit distance (t-SED): a case study of Russian trolls on Twitter. Journal of Computational Social Science, 2(2), 331–351. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/131635
- Graham, T. & Henman, P. (2019). Affording choice: how website designs create and constrain 'choice'. Information, Communication and Society, 22(13), 2007–2023. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/125587
- Graham, T. & Smith, N. (2019). Mapping the anti-vaccination movement on Facebook. Information, Communication and Society, 22(9), 1310–1327. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/127903
- Graham, T., (2018). Platforms and hyper-choice on the World Wide Web. Big Data and Society, 5(1), 1–12. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/127919
- Rizoiu, M., Graham, T., Zhang, R., Zhang, Y., Ackland, R. & Xie, L. (2018). #DebateNight: The role and influence of socialbots on Twitter during the 1st 2016 U.S. Presidential debate. Proceedings of the Twelfth International AAAI Conference on Web and Social Media (ICWSM 2018), 300–309. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/127905
- Graham, T. & Ackland, R. (2017). Do socialbots dream of popping the filter bubble? The role of socialbots in promoting deliberative democracy in social media. In RW. Gehl & M. Bakardjieva (Eds.), Socialbots and their friends: Digital media and the automation of sociality (pp. 187–206). Routledge. https://eprints.qut.edu.au/127909
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