David Rowe is Emeritus Professor of Cultural Research, Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University
Emeritus Professor David Rowe, FAHA, FASSA joined the Institute for Culture and Society in March 2006. He has published extensively in the areas of media and popular culture, especially sport, music and journalism, and brings substantial international research experience to the Institute, serving as a peer reviewer/editorial advisor for more than 20 scholarly journals and for several national research councils. Professor Rowe has published many essays and commentaries on cultural and social matters in print, broadcast and online media, and has been a research consultant for several government departments, local councils, professional organisations and community groups.
He has published several books on sport, culture and society including Sport, culture and the media: the unruly trinity (2004), Global media sport: flows, forms and futures (2011), Sport beyond television: the internet, digital media and the rise of networked media sport (authored with Brett Hutchins, 2012), Digital media sport: technology, power and culture in the network society (edited with Brett Hutchins, 2013) and Sport, public broadcasting, and cultural citizenship: signal lost? (2014).
Professor Rowe's work has been translated into several languages, including Chinese, French, Turkish, Spanish, Italian and Arabic.