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 the intersection between media, public policy and politics. He has expertise in election reporting, policy agendas, policy news, political journalism, political communication, and election campaigning. He has published research on policy news in election campaigns, policy agendas, policy promises, ‘fake news’ , and policy outcomes. His research has been published in high-impact and quartile one journals, including the Journal of European Social Policy, International Journal of Communication, Journalism Studies, and the Australian Journal of Political Science.
Prior to joining the Clark Center, Andrew was a sessional lecturer in Australian Politics at the University of Melbourne. He has taught undergraduate and postgraduate subjects on social research methods, strategic political communication, Australian politics, campaigns and elections, and politics and the media. 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. He is continuing this work on policy agendas at The University of Texas at Austin.