Andrew Gibbons is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Edward A. Clark Center for Australian and New Zealand Studies, The University of Texas at Austin. He holds a PhD and BA (Hons) from the University of Melbourne.
Andrew’s research focuses on intersection between media, politics, and public policy. He has expertise in election reporting, policy news, political journalism, political communication, and election campaigning. He has published research on policy news in election campaigns, election policy promises, ‘fake news’ , and policy outcomes. His research has been published in top-tier journals, including the International Journal of Communication, Journalism Studies, Australian Journal of Political Science, and the Journal of European Social Policy.
Prior to joining the Clark Center, Andrew was a sessional lecturer in Australian Politics at the University of Melbourne where he taught undergraduate and postgraduate subjects on Australian politics, campaigns and elections, strategic political communication, politics and the media, and social research methods. From 2013 to 2015, Andrew served as a research officer on the Australian Policy Agendas Project where he conducted research on media and policy agendas.