Critical public relations, politics, activism, gender, public communication, ethics, citizenship, community consultation, stakeholder, critical community engagement
Member - International Communication Association (ICA)
Kristin is an editorial board member of UK based 'Public Relations Inquiry' (PRI), an international, peer-reviewed journal by Sage.
Kristn is editorial board member of the newly launched 'Journal of Public Interest Communications' (JPIC) - an open source, interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed journal published by the University of Florida, USA.
Critical public relations, activism, communication ethics, community engagement and citizenship
In 2014 Kristin’s monograph ‘Public Relations, Activism and Social Change: Speaking Up’ was awarded the PRIDE Book Award for outstanding Innovation, Development, and Educational Achievement in PR from the Public Relations Division National Communication Association (NCA), USA.
In 2013: she recieved the PRIDE Book Award, National Communication Association (USA) Outstanding Innovation, Development and Educational Achievement in Public Relations (with co-editor Christine Daymon) for 'Gender and Public Relations: Critical Perspectives on Voice, Image and Identity (Routledge, 2013)
In 2009 Kristin was awarded the PRism Prize for the 2010 special issue of PRism on Gender and Public Relations with Associate Professor Christine Daymon (Murdoch University WA).
In 2009 Kristin was awarded a national Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) Citation for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning: "For a radical new public relations curriculum, engaging students with contentious debates around activism and ethics in anticipation of future social and political orientations demanding greater accountability".
In 2008 Kristin was the recipient of four internal teaching awards: WJC Banks Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Learning Deakin University Award for Teaching Excellence (Teacher of the Year); Vice-Chancellor's Award for Distinguished Teaching; Joint Vice-Chancellor's Award for Outstanding Achievement in Teaching and learning for the virtual simulation PRessure Point! (with David O'Brien and Stephen Segrave).
In late 2008, Edith Cowan University's, Professor Ron Oliver recognised the learning technology PRessure Point! for excellence in educational learning technology.
In 2003 and in recognition of her community contributions in urban greening and placemaking, Kristin was recognised by the Australian Government with a Centenary of Australian Federation Medal.
Kristin is currently investigating public relations and its relationship to the neoliberal thought collective, with co-reseracher Anne Surma (Mrudoch Universtiy.)
Kristin has also conducted reserach over 2016/17 into contentious contemporary debates in Australia and the social media platform Twitter.
Previously, in 2013 Kristin published two books: a monograph around activism and social change titled: Public Relations, Activism, and Social Change: Speaking Up for Routledge Research (New York) and an edited collection with Christine Daymon Gender and Public Relations, Critical Perspectives of Image, Voice, Identity. (Routledge New Directions in Communications Research series).
(2021), pp. 1-17, Public relations inquiry, London, Eng., C1
(2020), Vol. 17, pp. 15-23, Ethical space: the international journal of communication ethics, Bury St. Edmunds, Eng., C1
(2019), Vol. 8, pp. 7-22, Public relations inquiry, London, Eng., C1
(2019), Vol. 3, pp. 49-65, Journal of public interest communications, Gainesville, Fla., C1
Anne Surma, K Demetrious
(2018), Vol. 15, pp. 92-107, Ethical space: the international journal of communication ethics, Suffolk, Eng., C1
(2017), Vol. 1, pp. 94-113, Journal of public interest communications, Gainesville, Fla., C1
(2016), pp. 101-116, The Routledge handbook of critical public relations, Oxon, Eng., B1
(2016), pp. 181-197, Contemporary publics : Shifting boundaries in new media, technology and culture, London, Eng., B1
L Waller, K Hess, K Demetrious
(2016), Vol. 38, pp. 47-60, Australian journalism review, Adelaide, Sth. Aust., C1
(2014), pp. 259-285, Public relations : theory and practice : 4th Edition, Sydney, NSW, B1
(2013), pp. 1-180, Public Relations, Activism, and Social Change: Speaking Up, A1
(2013), pp. 20-45, Gender and public relations : critical perspectives on voice, image and identity, Abingdon, Eng., B1
C Daymon, K Demetrious
(2013), pp. 1-19, Gender and public relations: critical perspectives on voice, image and identity, Abingdon, Eng., B1
C Daymon, K Demetrious
(2013), pp. 1-279, Gender and Public Relations: Critical Perspectives on Voice, Image and Identity, A7-1
(2011), pp. 118-132, Public relations, society & culture : theoretical and empirical explorations, New York, N. Y., B1
N Sawers, K Demetrious
(2010), Vol. 24, pp. 241-250, Continuum, C1
R Breit, K Demetrious
(2010), Vol. 7, pp. 20-29, Ethical space: the international journal of communication ethics, Lincoln, England, C1
(2009), pp. 81-97, Public relations campaigns, South Melbourne, Vic., B1
(2009), pp. 443-471, Public relations : theory and practice, Crows Nest, N.S.W., B1
(2008), Vol. 4, pp. 104-119, Social Responsibility Journal, C1
(2008), Vol. 35, pp. 1-13, Australian journal of communication, Brisbane, Qld., C1
(2008), Vol. 14, pp. 113-126, Third sector review, Lindfield, N.S.W., C1
(2008), Vol. 5, pp. 22-31, Ethical space: the international journal of communication ethics, Lincoln, England, C1
(2007), pp. 184-192, ASCILITE 2007 - The Australasian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education, E1
(2006), pp. 93-107, Public relations: critical debates and contemporary practice, Mahwah, N.J., B1
P Hughes, K Demetrious
(2006), pp. 93-101, Journal of corporate citizenship, Sheffield, England, C1
K Demetrious, P Hughes
(2004), Vol. 5, pp. 1-12, Asia Pacific public relations journal, Geelong, Vic., C1
(2004), Vol. 2, pp. 1-13, Prism, Gold Coast, Qld, C1
(2003), Vol. 7, pp. 148-155, Journal of Communication Management, C1
(2003), Vol. 1, pp. 1-10, Prism, Gold Coast, Qld, C1
(2001), Vol. 3, pp. 109-120, Asia Pacific public relations journal, Geelong, Vic., C1-1
(), pp. 255-270, Professional Education Using E-Simulations, B1
Funded Projects at Deakin
Other Funding Sources
TrISMA - Tracking Infrastructure for Social Media Analysis
A/Prof Axel Bruns, A/Prof Jean Burgess, Dr John Banks, Mr Dian Wirawan Tjondronegoro, A/Prof Alexander Dreiling, Prof John Hartley, Dr Tama Leaver, Dr Anne Aly, Dr Timothy Highfield, Dr Rowan Wilken, A/Prof Ellie Rennie, Dr Dean Lusher, Prof Matthew Allen, Prof David Marshall, A/Prof Kristin Demetrious
- 2016: $20,595
- 2015: $35,819
Thesis entitled: Aboriginal Women and Reconciliation in Australia: Communication Strategies and Symbolism
Doctor of Communication, School of Communication & Creative Arts