Staff profile - Adam Brown

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Dr Adam Brown

Position: Senior Lecturer In Media, Communication And Public Relations
Faculty or Division: Faculty of Arts and Education
Department: SCCA Arts & Ed
Campus: Melbourne Burwood Campus
Phone: +61 3 924 43956 +61 3 924 43956



  • Bachelor of Arts, Deakin University, 2004
  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours), Deakin University, 2005
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Deakin University, 2010
  • Graduate Certificate of Higher Education, Deakin University, 2012


Australia and New Zealand Communications Association (ANZCA).

Professional activities

Service to university:

Faculty of Arts and Education Access and Equity Reference Group (AERG).

Joint Institute of Koori Education / Faculty of Arts and Education Committee.

School of Communication and Creative Arts Teaching and Learning Committee.

Service to community:

Volunteer at Jewish Holocaust Centre.


Teaching Interests

ALC101: Making Sense of Text, Image and Meaning (mixed mode).

ALC102: Making Sense of New Media (mixed mode).

ALC201: Exploring New Media: Users, Settings, Implications (mixed mode).

Related Links profile






Jewish Holocaust Centre, Melbourne


Awards and prizes

Isi Leibler Prize, Deakin University, 2009 (Vice Chancellors Award for the thesis which best contributes to advancing knowledge of racial, religious or ethnic prejudice in any time or place, or to advancing knowledge of multiculturalism and community relations in Australia).

Naomi and Isi Leibler Prize, Deakin University, 2009 (for the best MA or PhD thesis approved during the previous year in the area of Social Sciences; joint winner).

Deans Award for Excellence in Teaching (Sessional Staff), Faculty of Arts and Education, Deakin University, 2009.

Highly Commended Iain Brash Prize (University of Western Australia), 2009 (for the refereed article Marginalising the Marginal in Holocaust Films: Fictional Representations of Jewish Policemen, published in Limina).

Australian Postgraduate Award (APA) Scholarship, 2005.

Rabbi Dr Israel Porush Prize for the best overall academic record in the area of Social Sciences, Faculty of Arts, Deakin University, 2003.


Research projects

Representations of women in Holocaust film.

Digital media in museums.

Research interests

Holocaust studies; digital media; surveillance; Holocaust studies.

Research page

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