Academic Service

My academic affiliations and indicators of esteem are listed below:

Vice-Chair of Crisis, Security and Conflict Communication Working Group, International Association for Media and Communication Research, (September 2021- present)

Board Member, Remembering Srebrenica East Midlands (July 2021- present)

External Programme Validator, MA Data, Culture and Society, Liverpool University (October 2020- February 2021)

Member, Hub for the Study of Hybrid Communication in Peacebuilding, October 2020-present)

External Examiner, Communication & Society and Media, Nottingham Trent University (September 2020 – present).

Researcher-in-Residence, Documentary Media Centre, Leicester (September 2020-present)

Curator, ICTs and Intercultural Learning, National Teaching Repository (August 2020- present).

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Social Media for Learning (August 2020 – present)

Member, AHRC COVID-19 Expert Peer Review Group (May – July 2020)

Social Media + Publicity Officer, Media, Communication and Cultural Studies Association (MeCCSA) Policy Network (January 2020- present) 

Member, JISC Student Experience Experts group (October 2019-present)

Associate Editor, Political Communication Section, Frontiers in Communication (July 2019-July 2021)

Associate Editor, Palgrave Communications (June 2017-June 2020)

Member, Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR) Ethics Working Group (March 2017 – present)

Member, Ethics Committee, FashionBrain: Understanding Europe’s Fashion Data Universe, European Commission Horizon 2020 project, February 2017 – December 2019)

Member, AHRC Peer Review College (January 2017 – present)

Member, Accelerating Change in Global Governance, International Studies Association Working Group (February 2017- February 2018)

Co-Editor, Online Information Review (July – November 2016)

Member, Working Group on Crisis, Security and Conflict Communication, International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) May 2016 -present)

Member, Participatory Communication Research Section, International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) May 2016 -present)

Member, Political Communication Research Section, International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) May 2016 -present)

Member, Editorial Board, For(e)dialogue, University of Leicester (April 2016 – present)

Member, Academic Friends of European Peacebuilding Liaison Office (December 2015 – present)

Member, Internet and Politics Standing Group, European Consortium for Political Research, (September 2014-present)

Member, Advisory Board, LEGaSi, Cooperation Ireland (December 2014 – December 2015).

Member, Scientific Board, Communication and Media Research Center (2014 – 2017)

Co-convenor of IDeoGRAMS research cluster, University of Leicester (2011 -13). 

Member of Technology-Enhanced Learning Group, College of Social Sciences, University of Leicester (2013)

Member of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) and European Communication Research and Education Association (ECREA).

Invited reviewer for submissions to journals including Children’s Geographies, Information, Communication & Society, Media, War & Conflict, Journal of Information Technology and Politics, New Media & Society, Palgrave Communication, Peace & Change: A Journal of Peace Research, Policy and Internet, Surveillance and Society, and Visual Communication. I have also reviewed research grant proposals for the AHRC, Estonian Research Council, European Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) and ESRC, as well as monograph submissions for Chandos Publishing, the Media and Communication series at Polity Press, and SAGE. I am also a reviewer for the Higher Education Academy.