Associate Professor Amanda Third

Associate Professor Amanda Third

Principal Fellow,
Institute For Culture And Society

Biography

Qualifications

  • PhD Comm Cult Stud Curtin University of Technology
  • MA Curtin University of Technology
  • BA University of Western Australia

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • Institute For Culture And Society

Contact

Email: A.Third@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9685 9782
(02) 9685 9782
Mobile:
0420364758
Location: EQ.1.04
ParramattaEQ.1.04
Parramatta
Website:

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Publications

Books

  • Third, A. (2014), 'Gender and the Political: Deconstructing the Female Terrorist', : Palgrave 9781137402752.

Chapters in Books

  • Third, A., Livingstone, S. and Lansdown, G. (2019), 'Recognizing children's rights in relation to digital technologies : challenges of voice and evidence, principle and practice', Research Handbook on Human Rights and Digital Technology: Global Politics, Law and International Relations, Edward Elgar Publishing 9781785367717.
  • Magee, L., Third, A. and Sweeting, D. (2019), 'Rapid development and the child's future right to the city', Children's Rights and Sustainable Development: Interpreting the UNCRC for Future Generations, Cambridge University Press 9781107193024.
  • Collin, P., Notley, T. and Third, A. (2018), 'Cultivating (digital) capacities : a role for social living labs?', Digital Participation Through Social Living Labs: Valuing Local Knowledge, Enhancing Engagement, Chandos 9780081020593.
  • Third, A. (2016), 'The tactical researcher : cultural studies research as pedagogy', The Pedagogies of Cultural Studies, Taylor and Francis 9781138916319.
  • Third, A. and Collin, P. (2016), 'Rethinking (children's and young people's) citizenship through dialogues on digital practice', Negotiating Digital Citizenship: Control, Contest and Culture, Rowman & Littlefield 9781783488889.
  • Fitch, K. and Third, A. (2014), 'Ex-journos and promo girls : feminization and professionalization in the Australian public relations industry ', Gender and Public Relations: Critical Perspectives on Voice, Image and Identity, Routledge 9780415505550.
  • Richardson, I. and Third, A. (2009), 'Cultural Phenomenology and The Material Culture of Mobile Media', Material Culture and Technology in Everyday Life: Ethnographic Approaches, Peter Lang 9781433103025.
  • Third, A. (2009), 'Reframing the 'Whiteness' of U.S. Feminism: The Protest Movement, Radical Feminism, and the Abjection of Whiteness', New World Coming: The Sixties and the Shaping of Global Consciousness, Between the Lines 9781897071519.
  • Third, A. and Kao, K. (2007), 'ICT leapfrogging policy and development in the Third World', Encyclopedia of Information Ethics and Security, IGI Global 9781591409878.
  • Third, A. (2006), 'Feminist Terrorists/Terrorist Feminists: Tracking the Rise of the Violent Feminist Threat', Violent Depictions: Representing Violence Across Cultures, Cambridge Scholars Publishing 9781847180995.
  • Third, A. (2006), 'Does the Rug Match the Carpet? Gender, Race, Authenticity and the Redheaded Woman', The Irish in Us: Irishness, Performativity and Popular Culture, Duke University Press 9780822337409.

Journal Articles

  • Swist, T., Collin, P. and Third, A. (2019), 'Children's data journeys beyond the 'supply chain' : co-curating flows and frictions', Media International Australia, vol 170, no 1 , pp 68 - 77.
  • Deitz, M., Notley, T., Cantanzaro, M., Third, A. and Sandbach, K. (2018), 'Emotion mapping : using participatory media to support young people's participation in urban design', Emotion Space and Society, vol 28 , pp 9 - 17.
  • Magee, L., Kearney, E., Bellerose, D., Collin, P., Crabtree, L., Humphry, J., James, P., Notley, T., Sharma, A., Third, A. and Yorke, S. (2018), '[In Press] Addressing a volatile subject : adaptive measurement of Australian digital capacities', Information, Communication and Society, .
  • Livingstone, S. and Third, A. (2017), 'Children and young people's rights in the digital age : an emerging agenda', New Media and Society, vol 19, no 5 , pp 657 - 670.
  • Third, A. (2014), 'Mediating the female terrorist : Patricia Hearst and the Containment of the Feminist Terrorist Threat in the United States in the 1970s', Historical Social Research, vol 39, no 3 , pp 150 - 175.
  • Third, A. (2010), 'Imprisonment and excessive femininity : reading Ulrike Meinhof's brain', Parallax, vol 16, no 4 , pp 83 - 100.
  • Fitch, K. and Third, A. (2010), 'Working girls : revisiting the gendering of public relations', PRism, vol 7, no 4 , pp 1 - 13.
  • Third, A. and De Bruyn, D. (2009), 'An animated dialogue : moving into the local', Animation Studies, vol Special Issue , pp 1 - 6.
  • Spoors, G., Blaber, R. and Third, A. (2009), 'Editorial: 'Futures' in retrospect', Continuum: Journal of Media & Cultural Studies, vol 23, no 6 , pp 757 - 764.
  • Third, A. (2006), 'Shooting from the hip': Valerie Solanas, SCUM and the apocalyptic politics of radical feminism', Hecate: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Women's Liberation, vol 32, no 2 , pp 104 - 132.
  • Wilson, D., Third, A. and Pickering, S. (2004), 'Media, Secrecy and Guantanamo Bay', Current Issues in Criminal Justice, vol 16, no 1 , pp 79 - 84.
  • Pickering, S. and Third, A. (2003), 'Castrating Conflict: Gender(ed) Terrorists and Terrorism Domesticated', Social Alternatives, vol 22, no 2 , pp 8 - 15.
  • Third, A. (2002), 'Nuclear Terrorists: Patty Hearst and the Terrorist Family', Hecate: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Women's Liberation, vol 28, no 2 , pp 82 - 99.

Conference Papers

  • Richardson, I., Third, A. and Maccoll, I. (2007), 'Moblogging and belonging : new mobile phone practices and young people's sense of social inclusion', DIMEA 2007: Second International Conference on Digital Interactive Media in Entertainment and Arts, Perth.

Other Publications

  • 2018, 'invisiblecity: Emotion Mapping App', Published Work
  • 2017, 'Keeping Strong: Digital Technology, Participatory Research, and Young People's Wellbeing Amongst Alice Springs Town Camp Communities', Research Report
  • 2017, 'Workshop Manual: UNICEF State of the World's Children', Research Report
  • 2017, 'The Case for a UNCRC General Comment on Children's Rights and Digital Media', Research Report
  • 2017, 'eSmart Libraries Evaluation Final Report', Research Report
  • 2017, 'Gen nbn: 2020 and Beyond: The Future of a Connected Australia', Research Report
  • 2017, 'eSmart Libraries Evaluation Report: Wave Two Findings', Research Report
  • 2017, 'Young and Online: Children's Perspectives on Life in the Digital Age (The State of the World's Children 2017 Companion Report)', Research Report
  • 2016, 'InWesternSydney', Published Work
  • 2016, 'Project Rockit Online: Evaluation Report', Research Report
  • 2016, 'Researching the Benefits and Opportunities for Children Online', Research Report
  • 2015, 'eSmart Schools Evaluation Report 2015', Research Report
  • 2015, 'Social Media and the Wellbeing of Children and Young People: A Literature Review', Research Report
  • 2015, 'Invisible City Project Website', Published Work
  • 2014, 'Children's Rights in the Digital Age: A Download from Children Around the World', Research Report
  • 2014, 'Addressing the Cyber Safety Challenge: From Risk to Resilience', Research Report
  • 2013, 'Real Livewires: A Research Report on the Role of Chat Hosts in the Livewire Online Community for Young People Living with a Chronic Illness or Disability', Research Report
  • 2013, 'Enhancing Parents' Knowledge and Practice of Online Safety: A Research Report on an Intergenerational 'Living Lab' Experiment', Research Report
  • 2012, 'Parental Approaches to Enhancing Young People's Online Safety: Literature Review', Research Report
  • 2012, 'Intergenerational Approaches Towards Enhancing Parents' Knowledge and Practice of Online Safety: "Living Lab" Research Report', Research Report
  • 2011, 'The Benefits of Social Networking Service: Literature Review', Research Report
  • 2011, 'Intergenerational Attitudes Towards Social Networking and Cybersafety: A Living Lab', Research Report
  • 2009, 'Analysing the Impacts of Social Networking for Young People Living With Chronic Illness, a Serious Condition or a Disability: An Evaluation of the Livewire Online Community', Research Report
  • 2009, 'Connecting, Supporting and Empowering Young People Living with Chronic Illness and Disability: The Livewire Online Community', Research Report

Current Projects

Title: Online Safety: Pacific Research
Funder:
  • ChildFund Australia
Western Researchers: Amanda Third, Girish Lala and Lilly Moody
Years: 2019-10-10 - 2020-03-31
ID: P00026127
Title: A Centre of Research Excellence in Adolescent Health: Making health services work for adolescents in a digital age [via USYD]
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • National Health and Medical Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Philippa Collin and Amanda Third
Years: 2017-11-01 - 2022-10-31
ID: P00023794
Title: Masterclass for Government and the NGO Sector in Kuala Lumpur (via Uni of Edinburgh)
Funder:
  • Global Partnership to End Violence Against Children
Western Researchers: Amanda Third
Years: 2019-07-22 - 2019-12-31
ID: P00026017
Title: Young and Resilient Google partnership contribution
Funder:
  • Google Australia Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Amanda Third and Philippa Collin
Years: 2019-07-01 - 2023-12-31
ID: P00026019

Previous Projects

Title: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre - YAWCRC - Engaging Creativity Through Technologies P2:P2
Funder:
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CRC)
Western Researchers: Amanda Third, Kerry Robinson, Nida Denson, Peter Bansel, Tanya Notley, Katrina Sandbach, Michelle Catanzaro and Milissa Deitz
Years: 2013-06-25 - 2016-12-25
ID: P00021345
Title: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre - YAWCRC - Transforming communities and institutions: Young people sharing experiences to promote understanding and inclusion
Funder:
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CRC)
Western Researchers: Amanda Third, Ann Dadich, Neil Hall, Louise Crabtree and Justine Humphry
Years: 2012-09-01 - 2016-06-30
ID: P00021662
Title: Telstra Online Safety Review - White Paper titled Addressing the cyber safety challenge: from risk to resilience
Funder:
  • Telstra Corporation Limited
Western Researchers: Amanda Third
Years: 2014-06-06 - 2014-06-24
ID: P00022294
Title: Promoting Parents' Web Literacy to Enhance Young People's Online Safety (YAWCRC) [via Google Australia]
Funder:
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CRC)
Western Researchers: Amanda Third and X
Years: 2012-06-27 - 2012-11-30
ID: P00021039
Title: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre - YAWCRC - Mapping digital inclusion and exclusion: Understanding technologies to improve digital inclusion for vulnerable young people [via Murdoch Uni]
Funder:
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CRC)
Western Researchers: Amanda Third and Ann Dadich
Years: 2013-01-01 - 2016-06-30
ID: P00021358
Title: Marina de Valencia Living Lab - An Activation Project
Funder:
  • Marina de Valencia
Western Researchers: Philippa Collin, Amanda Third and Michelle Catanzaro
Years: 2018-01-15 - 2018-12-14
ID: P00024743
Title: Digital Capacity Index: Measuring the Digital Capacity of Australian Families
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • Google Australia Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Amanda Third, Paul James, Philippa Collin, Liam Magee, Tanya Notley, Justine Humphry and Louise Crabtree
Years: 2015-10-15 - 2016-10-14
ID: P00022941
Title: Young and Resilient Living Lab Foundation Project
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
  • Google Australia Pty Ltd
Western Researchers: Amanda Third, Philippa Collin, Liam Magee, Tanya Notley, Louise Crabtree, Katrina Sandbach, Michelle Catanzaro, Peter Bansel, Nida Denson and Milissa Deitz
Years: 2016-12-05 - 2018-04-12
ID: P00023561
Title: State of the World's Children Report UNICEF
Funder:
  • United Nations Childrens Fund (UNICEF)
Western Researchers: Amanda Third, Girish Lala and Delphine Bellerose
Years: 2017-06-28 - 2017-11-30
ID: P00024280
Title: eSmart Libraries Evaluation
Funder:
  • The Alannah and Madeline Foundation
Western Researchers: Amanda Third
Years: 2014-06-03 - 2017-05-31
ID: P00022977
Title: Code for Online Decisions and Ethics
Funder:
  • Behavioural Insights (Australia)
Western Researchers: Philippa Collin, Amanda Third and Teresa Swist
Years: 2017-07-31 - 2017-11-30
ID: P00024174
Title: Project Rockit Online - Program Evaluation
Funder:
  • Project Rockit
Western Researchers: Amanda Third
Years: 2016-09-09 - 2017-03-09
ID: P00024341
Title: Intergenerational Attitudes to Cyber-safety and Social Networking: A Living Lab [via Inspire Foundation]
Funder:
  • Google Australia Pty Ltd (CRC)
Western Researchers: Amanda Third and Natalie Bolzan
Years: 2011-02-16 - 2011-08-31
ID: P00019447
Title: eSmart Schools Evaluation and Monitoring Project [via Foundation for Young Australians]
Funder:
  • The Alannah and Madeline Foundation
Western Researchers: Philippa Collin and Amanda Third
Years: 2013-01-22 - 2016-03-22
ID: P00021327
Title: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre - YAWCRC - Administration File
Funder:
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CRC)
Western Researchers: Amanda Third
Years: 2011-07-01 - 2016-06-30
ID: P00019362
Title: Independent review into mobile digital device use in NSW public schools (NSW Government review of smartphones in schools)
Funder:
  • Department of Education (NSW)
  • Department of Education (NSW)
Western Researchers: Amanda Third
Years: 2018-09-24 - 2019-02-18
ID: P00025341
Title: Young People, Technology, and Wellbeing Research Facility
Funder:
  • Inspire Foundation
  • Fox Interactive Media Australia Pty Limited
  • NSW Commission for Children and Young People
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
  • Telstra Foundation
  • The Foundation For Young Australians
  • National Children's and Youth Law Centre
  • Starlight Children's Foundation Australia
  • BoysTown
Western Researchers: Amanda Third and Philippa Collin
Years: 2010-01-01 - 2016-12-31
ID: P00018053
Title: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre - YAWCRC - Livewire Chat and Chat Host Evaluation
Funder:
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CRC)
Western Researchers: Amanda Third and X
Years: 2011-09-01 - 2012-02-29
ID: P00020674
Title: CRC Young People, Technology and Well Being (YAW) HDR Scholarships
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Amanda Third
Years: 2011-07-18 - 2019-03-15
ID: P00020402
Title: CRC - YAW Admin Support
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Amanda Third
Years: 2012-02-20 - 2016-10-31
ID: P00020744
Title: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre - YAWCRC - Technologies for supportive communities: Creating and evaluating meaningful online and technology-facilitated connections for vulnerable young people [via RMIT Uni]
Funder:
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CRC)
Western Researchers: Natalie Bolzan and Amanda Third
Years: 2012-09-01 - 2016-06-30
ID: P00021653
Title: Young and Well Cooperative Research Centre - YAWCRC - Research Program Leaders' Support
Funder:
  • Department of Industry, Innovation and Science (CRC)
Western Researchers: Amanda Third and Philippa Collin
Years: 2012-04-01 - 2016-06-30
ID: P00021025

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