Projects per year
Jessica McLean does research on how humans, more-than-humans, environments and technologies interact to produce geographies of change. Her research focuses on digital technologies, water politics, climate action and activism. She is a Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University where she is Deputy Director of Outreach and Engagement and teaches Anthropocene politics and Indigenous geographies. In 2019, her book Changing Digital Geographies: Technologies, Environments and People was published and she is co-Editor-in-Chief of the Digital Geography and Society journal.
Units I convene in 2020:
GEOP2030 The Colonial Present
GEOP4080 Planning Experience
FOAR7005 Living in the Anthropocene
Units to which I make significant contributions:
GEOP3000 Environmental Justice in the Anthropocene
FOAR705 Digital Humanities
Research student supervision
I am currently taking on new PhD and Masters of Research students in the following areas:
- Digital technologies - including digital sustainability, digital justice, feminist digital action, digital geographies, gender and the digital.
- Water cultures - urban and rural contexts, Indigenous knowledges and rights with respect to water, power and water cultures.
- Anthropocene studies - climate change, water dilemmas, justice in the Anthropocene.
Current HDR students:
Corrinne Sullivan: An investigation of Indigenous Australian Sex Workers
Sarah Prebble: Digitally-mediated human-nature relationships in sustainable Cities: Urban Forest governance in Melbourne and Sydney
Geography, Gender Studies, Anthropology, Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Arts, University of Sydney
Environment and Development Studies, PGrad Certificate, The University of Melbourne
Geography, PhD, University of Sydney
1/07/19 → 31/12/19
1/01/15 → 31/12/16
A Manifesto for Shadow Places: re-imagining and co-producing connections for justice in an era of climate changePotter, E., Miller, F. P., Lovbrand, E., Houston, D., McLean, J., O'Gorman, E., Evers, C. & Ziervogel, G., 26 Oct 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space. 23 p.
Research output: Contribution to journal › Article
McLean, J., 2020, Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. 267 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Book
McLean, J., 2020, Encyclopedia of human geography. Kobayashi, A. (ed.). 2nd ed. Elsevier, Vol. 3. p. 117-121 5 p.
Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceeding › Entry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference book
McLean, J., 20 Aug 2020, Sydney Environment Institute.
Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/Website › Website contributionOpen Access
McLean, J. & Maalsen, S., 2020, In : Digital Geography and Society. 1, 3 p., 100002.
Research output: Contribution to journal › EditorialOpen AccessFile11 Downloads (Pure)
Decolonising digital technologies? Digital geographies of Indigenous knowledges and settler colonial practices in higher educationJessica McLean (Speaker)1 Jul 2020
Activity: Talk or presentation › Invited talk
Jessica McLean (Member)1 Jan 2016
Activity: Membership › Membership of council
Jessica McLean (Member)1 Jan 2014
Activity: Membership › Membership of network