Melissa Langdon

Transforming slacktivism into action

TEDxPerth 2012
December 2012

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Transforming slactivism into action: Melissa Langdon at TEDxPerth

Melissa Langdon explores the ever-increasing role that social media plays in collective action with transformative impact.

Melissa Langdon
Social Media Strategist

Dr Melissa Langdon coordinates the Communications and Media program at the University of Notre Dame Fremantle.

Melissa graduated from The University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Arts Honours. After completing a Masters of Philosophy at The University of Cambridge, she returned to Australia to complete a PhD in New Media, Communications and Cultural Studies. Melissa completed her thesis A Conversation on Globalisation and Digital Art while employed as the Multimedia Manager at the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old Parliament House.

Melissa has taught nationally in film, communications and new media. Her research interests include: emerging technologies, social media, digital film and art, and online activism.