John Budarick

Dr John Budarick

Senior Lecturer

School of Humanities

Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Economics

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


I am a lecturer in the Department of Media at the University of Adelaide. I completed a first class honours in sociology at Flinders University before going on to do my PhD at Monash University in the Department of Media and Communication.

I am a media sociologist who works in the areas of race, ethnicity and the media, transnationalism and diaspora, media and national identity, and media and social theory. I have been published in journals such as Media, Culture and Society; International Journal of Communication and Global Media and Communication.

  • Appointments

    Date Position Institution name
    2014 - ongoing Lecturer University of Adelaide
  • Awards and Achievements

    Date Type Title Institution Name Country Amount
    2017 Research Award Department for Communities and Social Inclusion Department for Communities and Social Inclusion Australia $30,000
    2016 Award 2016 Faculty Research Active Grants Scheme (FRAGS) University of Adelaide $2,200
    2015 Award Friends of Africa Award Australia
    2014 Award 2014 Learning & Teaching Development and Innovation Fund University of Adelaide $1252.80
    2014 Award 2014 Faculty Research Active Grants Scheme (FRAGS) University of Adelaide $2,000
    2013 Research Award ECPS Postgraduate Publications and Activity Costs Grant Monash University Australia 765
    2010 Research Award Postgraduate Publication Award Monash University Australia 5,772
  • Education

    Date Institution name Country Title
    2008 - 2010 Monash University Australia PhD
  • Research Interests

  • Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2021 Principal Supervisor A Multifaceted Perspective on Hallyu and its Impact on Ethnic Identity Amongst Asian-Australian Youths. Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Miss Sophia Helena Mei Ling Fluin
    2021 Co-Supervisor Capturing simultaneity: International students’ connectedness and identities during the Covid-19
    pandemic.
    Master of Philosophy Master Full Time Ms Thanh Nguyen
    2020 Co-Supervisor Moments of crisis: Tracking 21st century masculinity through complex television Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Alexander Hudson Beare
    2019 Co-Supervisor Positioning Audio Description in Media Theory: an Australian Context Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Kari Seeley
    2019 Co-Supervisor The Revolution Will Be Televised: Audio-visual content in the era of streaming and “peak TV”. An investigation of industry change, content trends, and globalisation post the digital revolution Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Part Time Miss Philippa Elizabeth Violet Dore
  • Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)

    Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name
    2019 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Beyond the Tree of the Living-dead: A Rhizoanalysis of Japanese Cinematic Zombies Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Guillaume Christophe Patrice Vetu
    2017 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Media Portrayal of Ageing: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of Media Discourses in Australia and Malaysia Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Muhammad Asim Imran
    2017 - 2021 Co-Supervisor Reporting on Terror: Assessing the Viability of Peace Journalism in the Kenyan News Media Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Rukia Yusuf Abdulrahman Nzibo
  • Memberships

    Date Role Membership Country
    2016 - ongoing Member Hugo Centre for Migration and Population Research Australia
  • Position: Senior Lecturer
  • Phone: 83134289
  • Email: john.budarick@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 83134341
  • Campus: North Terrace
  • Building: Napier, floor 9
  • Org Unit: School of Humanities

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