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Biography

Biography

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.

Teaching

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

Education/Academic qualification

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

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Projects

Research Outputs

Changing digital geographies: technologies, environments and people

McLean, J., 2020, Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan. 267 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Cultural turn

    Maalsen, S. & 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 proceedingEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary/reference book

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)

    Country without rain

    McLean, J., 2019, NGV Magazine, 16, p. 76-80 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to Newspaper/Magazine/WebsiteArticle

  • Decolonising strategies and neoliberal dilemmas in a tertiary institution: nurturing care-full approaches in a blended learning environment

    McLean, J., Graham, M., Suchet-Pearson, S., Simon, H., Salt, J. & Parashar, A., May 2019, In : Geoforum. 101, p. 122-131 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Prizes

    Activities

    • 1 Membership of board
    • 1 Membership of council
    • 1 Membership of network

    Geographical Society of NSW (External organisation)

    Jessica McLean (Member)
    1 Jan 2016

    Activity: MembershipMembership of council

    GeoJournal (External organisation)

    Jessica McLean (Member)
    20 Jan 2016

    Activity: MembershipMembership of board

    Institute of Australian Geographers (External organisation)

    Jessica McLean (Member)
    1 Jan 2014

    Activity: MembershipMembership of network