Travis Holland

PhD, Course Director, Communication and Creative Industries/Lecturer and Researcher in Communication and Digital Media

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20122019

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Personal profile

Personal profile

Travis Holland is a Lecturer in Communication and Digital Media and a Course Director at Charles Sturt University, Australia. Before joining CSU, he lectured and tutored at the University of Wollongong, Australia, in communication and media studies for several years. Travis's undergraduate honours thesis, called 'Television Nations,' examined the appearance of national identity in The Simpsons. Travis's PhD dissertation applied Actor-Network Theory to media networks in three New South Wales local government areas. His writing, teaching, and research includes work on fan studies, politics, digital media, television, and local government.

Research Interests

  • Local government
  • Media as it relates to place and space
  • Fan communities

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy (Communication), University of Wollongong

20132017

Award Date: 17 Jul 2017

Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies (Hons)/Bachelor of Arts (Politics), University of Wollongong

20092012

External positions

Interim Project Manager: Critical Digital Literacies, University of Wollongong

2016

PASS Evaluation Officer, University of Western Sydney

2015

Academic, University of Wollongong

20132016

Social Media and Web Assistant, University of Wollongong

20122014

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Research Output

Just a little kick in the bum: The Simpsons vs the Nations of the World

Holland, TA., Sep 2019, The Simpsons’ beloved Springfield: Essays on the TV series and town that are part of us all. Waltonen, K. & Denise, D. V. (eds.). Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Company, Inc, p. 117-129 13 p.

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter (peer-reviewed)

  • Artstate Bathurst: Rapporteurs' report

    Orchard, C. & Holland, TA., Dec 2018, Regional Arts NSW. 6 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

    Open Access
    File
  • The public necessity of student blogging

    Holland, TA., 13 Nov 2018, In : Hybrid Pedagogy.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • Embodied dwelling: the ontology of objects in Pokémon GO

    Holland, TA. & Denyer-Simmons, H., 2017, Refereed Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Conference 2017 : Communication Worlds: Access, Voice, Diversity, Engagement. Martin, F. (ed.). Australian and New Zealand Communication Association, p. 1-12 12 p.

    Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperConference paper

    Open Access
    File
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    The ghost of J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter and the Ur-Fan

    McLeod, D. & Holland, T., 2017, In : MFCO Working Paper Series. Special issue, p. 1-19 19 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
    File
  • Activities

    • 3 Peer review responsibility, including review panel or committee

    Media International Australia (Journal)

    Travis Holland (Reviewer)
    Mar 2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review responsibility, including review panel or committee

    ANZCA 2017 (Event)

    Travis Holland (Reviewer)
    Jul 2017

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review responsibility, including review panel or committee

    International Communication Association Conference (Event)

    Travis Holland (Reviewer)
    2016

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial workPeer review responsibility, including review panel or committee

    Press / Media

    Charles Sturt Regional Media Centre

    Travis Holland

    06/11/1909/11/19

    5 items of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    WIN Newsroom Closures

    Travis Holland

    21/06/19

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Social media and Christchurch terrorist attack

    Travis Holland

    25/03/19

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    Fairfax introducing regional paywalls

    Travis Holland

    17/10/18

    1 item of Media coverage

    Press/Media: Press / Media

    2BS Gold Morning Program

    Travis Holland

    07/09/18

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Press / Media