Professor Jeff Brand is a career academic in the discipline of communication and media with expertise in quantitative research, an intellectual interest in policy for the digital economy, and leadership experience in tertiary governance.
His research generates empirical evidence of the behaviours, attitudes and demographics of media audiences.
Brand has documented video game audiences through his decade-long series of studies entitled Interactive Australia and Interactive New Zealand.
In 2013, Brand was awarded a national Excellence in Teaching Citation from the Australian Office of Learning and Teaching for using Minecraft as a Virtual Learning Environment.
He has held many university administration and service positions and currently serves as Associate Dean for Learning and Teaching in the Faculty of Society and Design and Convenor of the Bond University Academic Capacity Building Program.
Professor Jeff Brand will speak at the 2018 Women in Media National Conference.