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dr. T.J. (Tim) Highfield

Faculty of Humanities
Capaciteitsgroep Media & Cultuur

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  • Profile

    Dr Tim Highfield is Assistant Professor in New Media, in the Department of Media Studies. He was previously Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology, where he also obtained his PhD (2011). He is the author of Social Media and Everyday Politics (Polity, 2016), and co-author of the in-progress Instagram: Visual social media cultures (with Dr Tama Leaver and Dr Crystal Abidin; Polity). More information about his research can be found at, and he is @timhighfield on Twitter.

  • Publications


    • Highfield, T. J. (2019). Visual social media. In The International Encyclopedia of Journalism Studies John Wiley & Sons.


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