Annette Markham is Professor of Media and Communication and Co-Director of the Digital Ethnography Research Centre at RMIT University, Australia, and Professor MSO (on leave) of Information Studies and Digital Design at Aarhus University, Denmark. She holds a PhD in organizational theory (Purdue University, 1997), researching the impact of digitalization on identity and organizing practices. She holds specializations in social impact of datafication and algorithmic logics on social practices, critical pedagogy and arts-based interventions as social inquiry, citizen social science, digital and data ethics, research methods, and ethnographic practice.

Annette co- founded and directed the international Masters degree program in Digital Living at Aarhus University from 2013-2020 and was co-director of the Digital Living Research Commons.  She created and directed the Future Making Research Consortium, a collaboratory to bring together scholars, artists, and activists, particularly early career researchers, to study the intersection of digital technology, ways of being in the world, and future possible meanings, practices, and social structures. She regularly hosts post-graduate workshops, PhD summer schools, and special interest seminars and symposia in the area of digital culture, ethical decision making in automated and algorithmic society, citizen social science research methods, and participatory models for scholarly activism. Her writing can be found in a range of international journals, books, and edited collections. Access various publications, note recent or upcoming talks, or see Annette Markham’s full CV.

To contact Annette directly, please send an email to amarkham {at] gmail [dot} com