Ingrid Volkmer is Professor and Head, Media and Communications Program, University of Melbourne. She previously held visiting positions at the London School of Economics, Harvard, MIT, University of Vienna, and the University of Amsterdam.
Her research is focused on how digital communications and big data are creating new models for transnational communication. Her work addresses these new models in a broad range of areas from public communication and notions of digital citizenship, to the implications for politics and international relations, and the development of new frameworks for transnational digital/data policy. For details of Professor Volkmer’s recent publications in this area, see the publications tab.Professor Volkmer is actively engaged in public policy development in this area. She is the global public communications expert on the International Panel on Social Progress (IPSP), an interdisciplinary group of 200 leading international scholars. The role of the panel is to develop policy frameworks for governments worldwide to tackle the major social challenges of the 21st Century. The final IPSP report was published in July 2018 by Cambridge University Press, and an executive summary may be read at https://www.ipsp.org.Among her recent publications are the book "Risk Journalism between Transnational Politics and Climate Change" (co-authored with Kasim Sharif) (Palgrave, New York, 2018) and the chapter "The Transnationalization of Public Sphere and Global Policy" in the Oxford Handbook on Global Policy and Transnational Administration (Diane Stone and Kim Moloney, Eds. ), Oxford University Press, 2019.
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Viral Publics And Communicative Escalation And De-Escalation Of The Eu Financial Crisis
Internal Research Grant
Towards a ‘reflexive’ turn in journalism research – cosmopolitan taxonomies as a model for..
To Update The Country Baseline Data And State Of Media Report For The Pacific Media Assist..
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Towards a ‘reflexive’ turn in journalism research – cosmopolitan taxonomies as a model for assessing transnational ‘risk’ journalism: a case study from Pakistan
I Volkmer, K Sharif
Conference Proceedings | 2019
Climate change journalism constitutes an increasingly important focus of journalism research. However, over the past decade major ..
Socio-economic data for global environmental change research
Ilona M Otto, Anne Biewald, Dim Coumou, Georg Feulner, Claudia Köhler, Thomas Nocke, Anders Blok, Albert Gröber, Sabine Selchow, David Tyfield, Ingrid Volkmer, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber, Ulrich Beck
Journal article | 2015 | Nature Climate Change
Honours, Awards and Fellowships
Fellow at the Amsterdam School of Comm. Research, U of Amsterdam
Coopted Member, Center for World Society Studies, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Fellow, Shorenstein Center, Kennedy School, Harvard University
Visiting Scholar at M.I.T, Cambridge, Mass., USA
Culture And Communication
Doctor of Philosophy
Masters of Educational Science