Dr Annisa R. Beta is a Lecturer in Cultural Studies at the School of Culture and Communication, the University of Melbourne.
Her research is broadly concerned with youth, new media, and political subjectivity in Southeast Asia. Before moving to Melbourne, she was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Communications and New Media, National University of Singapore, from 2018 to 2019. She received her PhD from the National University of Singapore in 2018. While finishing her doctoral degree, she was also a Visiting Student Researcher at the University of California Berkeley in 2016. She has published her work in New Media & Society, International Communication Gazette, Media and Communication, Asiascape: Digital Asia and Feminist Media Studies. Her forthcoming articles will be published in Inter-Asia Cultural Studies and Continuum. She has also published her writing with South China Morning Post, The Jakarta Post, and anotasi.com.