Lelia Green

Risk and Representation

Professor Lelia Green is a Chief Investigator and Project Leader in the CCI, and Professor of Communications at the School of Communications and Arts, Edith Cowan University. Author of Technoculture: from alphabet to cybersex (Allen & Unwin 2002), Lelia has also published more than fifty refereed papers and serves on the editorial boards of Media International Australia and the Australian Journal of Communication. In addition to her work with the ARC Centre of Excellence, Lelia is (or has been) first Chief Investigator on two Discovery projects (looking at the internet in Australian family life; and at Muslim and non-Muslim Australians’ constructions of fear and terror) and three ARC Linkage projects (two on online community, with the National Heart Foundation; the other with the Public Transport Authority, WA). As a former TV researcher and director, Lelia has had a career-long commitment to applied research in media and the creative industries, including informal locales such as FanFiction and LAN/Gaming circles. She also investigates relationships which use media and communication technologies to connect individuals to each other and to their communities. Latterly, her involvement in creative and performing arts research has seen her contribute to critiques of practice-led methods that lead to non-traditional research outputs.