Dr Clare   Southerton
Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr Clare Southerton

BA(Hons), PhD(Sociology)

Arts,Design & Architecture
Cntr Social Research in Health

Clare is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Vitalities Lab, Social Policy Research Centre and Centre for Social Research in Health, UNSW Sydney. Her research focuses on the ways intimacy is formed with digital technologies and she has explored this in a number of empirical contexts including smartphone use, surveillance technologies, social media use, and the intersection between everyday technologies and sexuality. Prior to joining UNSW, she held a postdoctoral position in the Center for Surveillance Studies at Aarhus University, Denmark.

Phone
+61 (2) 9385 6948
Location
Goodsell Building

Publications

  • Books | 2021
    Dr Clare Southerton
    Lupton D; Southerton C; Clark M; Watson A, 2021, The Face Mask in COVID Times: A Sociomaterial Analysis, De Gruyter, Berlin
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Dr Clare Southerton
    Southerton C, 2020, 'Datafication', in Schintler L; McNeely C (ed.), Encyclopedia of Big Data, Springer, Cham, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-32001-4
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Clare Southerton
    Southerton C; McCann H, 2019, 'Queerbaiting and Real Person Slash: The Case of Larry Stylinson', in Brennan J (ed.), Queerbaiting and Fandom Teasing Fans through Homoerotic Possibilities, University of Iowa Press, pp. 161 - 163
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Clare Southerton
    Southerton C; Damkaer M; Albrechtslund A, 2019, 'Photo Sharing as Participatory Surveillance', in Cultures of Participation Arts, Digital Media and Cultural Institutions, Routledge
    Book Chapters | 2019
    Dr Clare Southerton
    Southerton C; Bruce M, 2019, 'Beyond Human (Un)Belonging: Intimacies and the impersonal in Black Mirror', in Tsalapatanis A; Bruce M; Bissell D; Keane H (ed.), Social Beings, Future Belongings: Reimagining the Social, Routledge, London, pp. 107 - 121
    Book Chapters | 2014
    Dr Clare Southerton
    Southerton C, 2014, 'Zombies, Run! Rethinking Immersion in Light of Nontraditional Gaming Contexts', in Polson D; Cook AM; Velikovsky JT (ed.), Transmedia Practice: A Collective Approach, pp. 132 - 141, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9781848882614_013
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Clare Southerton
    Lupton D; Southerton C, 2021, 'The thing-power of the Facebook assemblage: Why do users stay on the platform?', Journal of Sociology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1440783321989456
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Clare Southerton
    Southerton C, 2021, 'Research Perspectives on TikTok & Its Legacy Apps| Lip-Syncing and Saving Lives: Healthcare Workers on TikTok', International Journal of Communication, vol. 15, https://ijoc.org/index.php/ijoc/article/view/16900
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Clare Southerton
    Rasmussen ML; Southerton C; Fela G; Marshall D; Cover R; Aggleton P, 2020, 'Playing Recognition Politics: Queer Theoretical Reflections on Lesbian, Gay, and Queer Youth Social Policy in Australia in the 1980s and 1990s', Archives of Sexual Behavior, vol. 49, pp. 2341 - 2352, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10508-020-01751-6
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Clare Southerton
    Southerton C; Marshall D; Aggleton P; Rasmussen ML; Cover R, 2020, 'Restricted modes: Social media, content classification and LGBTQ sexual citizenship', New Media & Society, pp. 146144482090436 - 146144482090436, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1461444820904362
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Clare Southerton
    Southerton C; Taylor E, 2020, 'Habitual Disclosure: Routine, Affordance, and the Ethics of Young Peoples Social Media Data Surveillance', Social Media and Society, vol. 6, pp. 205630512091561 - 205630512091561, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2056305120915612
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Clare Southerton
    McCann H; Southerton C, 2019, 'Repetitions of desire queering the one direction fangirl', Girlhood Studies, vol. 12, pp. 49 - 65, http://dx.doi.org/10.3167/ghs.2019.120106
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Clare Southerton
    Southerton C, 2018, 'Sociology and the New Materialism: Theory, Research, Action', Journal OF Sociology, vol. 54, pp. 156 - 158, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1440783317727431
  • Conference Papers | 2019
    Dr Clare Southerton
    McCann H; Southerton C, 2019, 'FANGIRLS AND FAKE NEWS: DIGITAL ETHNOGRAPHY AND THE AFFECTS OF FANDOM', in AoIR Selected Papers of Internet Research, University of Illinois Libraries, http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/spir.v2019i0.11009

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