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Currently Involved in research at Charles Sturt University.

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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.

Education/Academic qualification

Communication, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wollongong

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Research Output 2012 2017

  • 2 Article
  • 1 Conference paper
  • 1 Doctoral/Master's Thesis
  • 1 Honours Thesis

Embodied dwelling: the ontology of objects in Pokémon GO

Holland, T. A. & 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: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

Open Access
Real World

The Ghost of J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter and the Ur-Fan

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

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
social media
Open Access

Social Networks as Sites of e-Participation in Local Government

Holland, T. 2015 In : Global Media Journal: Australian Edition. 9, 1, p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

social network

Television Nations: Imagined Communities in The Simpsons

Holland, T. A. 2012 85 p.

Research output: ThesisHonours Thesis

Open Access

Activities 2016 2017

  • 2 Publication peer-review
  • 1 Editorial activity

ANZCA 2017 (Event)

Holland, T. (Reviewer)
Jul 2017

Activity: Editorial activity

Media International Australia (Journal)

Holland, T. (Reviewer)
Mar 2017

Activity: Publication peer-review

International Communication Association Conference (Event)

Holland, T. (Reviewer)

Activity: Publication peer-review

Press / Media

Why The Simpsons has lost its way

Travis Holland


4 items of media coverage, 1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

Regional Media Landscape

Travis Holland


4 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Facebook targeting children by emotional state

Travis Holland


5 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Youtube Advertiser Boycott

Travis Holland


1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

How Facebook and Google changed the advertising game

Travis Holland


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media