Jarrod Walczer

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    PhD Candidate and Research Associate, Digital Media Research Centre

    MA in Global Media & Communications, MSc in Global Media & Communications


    Jarrod Walczer has worked with Netflix, The New York Times, The Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Common Sense Media as a researcher, curator, and strategist. Walczer positions his academic and professional work between cultural studies, creative industries, audience/fan studies, and globalization studies.

    Currently, Walczer is a Research Associate at the DMRC under the guidance of Stuart Cunningham and David Craig to examine social media entertainment and the new screen ecology. He is also co-authoring a book on new media technologies and cultures with Devan Rosen of Ithaca College.

    Walczer is a Doctoral Candidate in Media & Communications at QUT and a participant in the Digital Methods Summer School at The University of Amsterdam. Walczer has a MA in Global Media & Communications from The University of Southern California; a MSc in Global Media & Communications from The London School of Economics & Political Science; and a BS in Television-Radio from Ithaca College. Connect with Walczer on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/jarrodwalczer/.

    Thesis title: Unboxing culture on YouTube: Where genre, production practices, and social formations converge

    • Principal supervisor: Distinguished Prof. Stuart Cunningham
    • Associate supervisor: Assoc. Prof. Michael Dezuanni
    • Associate supervisor: Prof. Jean Burgess