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Kate Eichhorn

Kate Eichhorn is a Doctoral Candidate in the Language, Culture, and Teaching Programme at York University in Toronto, Canada. Her dissertation examines discourses on morality and theorising on subject formation in relation to the emergence of domestic and educational communication technologies. She also writes about the methodological and ethical dilemmas associated with ethnographic research in textual and virtual communities.

Kyle Eischen

Kyle Eischen is currently a Digital Vision Fellow at Stanford University, and Associate Director for Regional and Informational Research at the Center for Global, International and Regional Studies, UC Santa Cruz. His work focuses on the intersection of government, technology and social benefits, and on software development, the social impact of IT and IT-centered regional economic development. He is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Sociology at UC Santa Cruz.

Charlene Elliott

Charlene Elliott is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University. She has published work in the Journal for Cultural Research, Topia, Consumption, Markets and Culture, Canadian Review of American Studies, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences Education and Mediascapes: New Patterns in Canadian Communication. Dr. Elliott is currently conducting a CIHR-funded research project on the marketing of foods to children.

Research interests include sensorial communication, intellectual property law and issues of public space, colour communication and the formation and maintenance of taste cultures.

Mark Elliott

Mark Elliott is currently completing a PhD at the Centre for Ideas, Victorian College of the Arts, University of Melbourne, Australia, researching and developing large-scale collaborative systems and methods. As part of his PhD, he has recently designed, created and implemented a number of online collaborative networks including:

  • http://metacollab.net/ – a wiki-based collaborative research project focusing on the nature and process of collaboration;

  • a self-organising collaborative educational environment for 200+ final year students across all of the creative art schools at the Victorian College of the Arts;

  • The Australian Bill of Rights Initiative – an Internet-based initiative focused on the collaborative drafting of an Australian bill of rights and generating increased awareness around human rights in general.

He has acted as a moderator in UNESCO?s global art education program, Young Digital Creators, and also teaches a number of tertiary and secondary school subjects in institutions around Melbourne. Mark is also a practicing artist, having recently been awarded grants for the composition and world premier of an orchestral concerto as well as an Australian national tour performing live computer and instrumental music.

Website: http://mark-elliott.net

Jennifer Ellis-Newman

Jennifer Ellis-Newman is a lecturer in accounting at Edith Cowan University (ECU). She has a Master of Accounting degree from The University of Western Australia. Before commencing an academic career in 1985, Jennifer worked as an accountant in private industry for sixteen years. It was not until she commenced working in an academic environment that she found significant differences between the way that men and women's achievements were viewed and rewarded. In private enterprise she had been accepted on her own merits and gender was never an issue. As an academic, she originally started researching accounting issues but found that her real interest was in gender, particularly discrimination against women. She aims to link her interest in gender with her discipline area and is currently looking at the issues of gender and discrimination in accounting and business schools in Australian universities.

Jason Emmett

Jason is a postgraduate student at the University of Queensland, currently completing his Graduate Diploma in Writing, Editing, and Publishing, and holds a Bachelor of Arts/Laws from Queensland University of Technology. After having worked for the past seven years as a lawyer in private practice, Jason is now an editor with Boeing Australia Limited. Jason has also worked as a consultant editor for academics and doctoral students from the University of Queensland and Griffith University, and for Palliative Care Queensland, the College of Law, and the Brisbane International Film Festival.

Lawrence English

Lawrence English is a media artist, composer and curator based in Brisbane, Australia. Over the past decade he has written widely on various ideas related to contemporary sound and media culture for magazines and Weblogs including The Wire, Signal to Noise, Paris Transatlantic and Cyclic Defrost. He has also published various writings on issues pertaining to contemporary politics and subcultures including a piece for ‘Guns, Death, Terror’ published by Creation UK. In his artworks, English enjoys a broad range of investigations that are simply described as eclectic. They characterise a long-term exploration into various themes including audio/visual environments, found sound/vision, subtle transformation of public space and sonic art works that exist at the very edge of perception.

Website: http://www.room40.org/

Jason Ensor

Jason Ensor is currently researching a PhD at the intersection between Australian Studies and online instructional design. In his spare time, he develops interactive websites for the tertiary and corporate sector.

Kevin P. Eubanks

Kevin Eubanks is a PhD candidate in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Broadly defined, his research interests include theories and conceptions of time and tragedy across national modernism(s) as well as contemporary film and popular music and culture.