• The University of Western Australia (M257), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth

    Australia

  • 11 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
20112018
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Personal profile

Research interests

  • digital media and cultures
  • media innovation, governance and policy
  • social studies of science and technology
  • media production and creative industries
  • history and philosophy of media
  • environmental humanities
  • robotics and AI
  • space exploration

Biography

BA (1st class Hons) Faculty of Dramatic Arts, University of Arts Belgrade
MA (research) University of Arts Belgrade
PhD University of Melbourne

Katarina joined UWA in mid-2013 as lecturer in digital media and communication design. She completed her PhD at The University of Melbourne where she also taught in the School of Social and Political Sciences and the School of Culture and Communication.

Katarina has an extensive professional background in media and creative industries as a producer, journalist, script/copywriter and director. She has worked on a range of successful commercial and artistic projects for film, television, radio, advertising and digital media. Katarina translates her industry experience into aspects of her teaching at UWA and her coordination of two popular media production units run in Perth, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Katarina’s research is concerned with the ways in which media technologies and practices are changing who we are. It spans inquiry into the political-economies underpinning media infrastructure and governance, social effects of the human mediatic condition and the environmental impact of technological progress.

Roles and responsibilities

Katarina is coordinator of the Masters in Strategic Communication program at UWA

She is available for the supervision of PhD projects engaging with areas corresponding to her research interests.

Teaching overview

Katarina is currently coordinating:

SOCS5200 Digital Advocacy
COMM2002 Digital Media
COMM3002 Media Production Project
COMM4103 iGeneration
COMM5604 Media Governance

Research

digital media and cultures
media innovation, governance and policy
social studies of science and technology
media production and creative industries
history and philosophy of media
environmental humanities
robotics and AI
space exploration

Keywords

  • Digital Media
  • Technology And Society
  • Media Policy
  • Digital media and cultures
  • E-waste
  • Protest
  • Commons
  • Media and creative industries
  • Environmental politics and communication
  • Outer space-exploration
  • Media regulation and governance
  • Media law and ethics
  • TV - cooking/reality/lifestyle

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Research Output 2011 2018

  • 11 Citations
  • 2 h-Index
  • 9 Article
  • 1 Chapter

Accounting for non-humans in space exploration

Damjanov, K., Feb 2018, In : Space Policy. 43, p. 18-23

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

space exploration
outer space
space law
animal
participation
1 Citations

Extra-planetary mobilities and the media prospects of virtual space tourism

Damjanov, K. & Crouch, D., 2 Jan 2018, In : Mobilities. 13, 1, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

outer space
tourism
Tourism
travel
media culture
1 Citations

Global media cultures among the stars: Formations of celebrity in outer space

Damjanov, K. & Crouch, D., 1 Sep 2018, In : International Journal of Cultural Studies. 21, 5, p. 553-568

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

outer space
media culture
VIP
currency
animal

Orbital Life on the International Space Station

Damjanov, K. & Crouch, D., 9 Jan 2018, In : Space and Culture: the journal. 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

way of life
harbor
Social Relations
governance
planet
Open Access
File
labor
driver
communication
evaluation