Dr Tim Highfield

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Dr Tim Highfield is Assistant Professor in New Media, in the Department of Media Studies at the University of Amsterdam. He was previously Vice-Chancellor’s Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology, where he also obtained his PhD (2011). He is the author of Social Media and Everyday Politics (Polity, 2016), and the co-author of two under-contract books: Social movements, social media (with Dr Sky Croeser; Bloomsbury); and Instagram: Visual social media cultures (with Dr Tama Leaver and Dr Crystal Abidin; Polity). More information about his research can be found at timhighfield.net, and he is @timhighfieldon Twitter.