School of Humanities
Faculty of Arts
Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.
My current work explores how media interest in food is shaping public debate, media and food industry practices, and consumer politics; major projects in these areas have been funded by the Australian Research Council, the Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, and Agrifutures Australia. I am the author or editor of four books, including Media and Food Industries: The New Politics of Food (Palgrave Macmillan), Fats: A Global History (Reaktion Books) and Alternative Food Politics: From the Margins to the Mainstream (Routledge, co-edited with Katherine Kirkwood). I welcome inquiries from Masters and PhD candidates interested in any aspect of popular media, and I am particularly interested in projects investigating food media and cultures, cultures of work, and digital labour.
Date Position Institution name 2020 Senior Lecturer University of Adelaide 2018 - 2019 Lecturer University of Adelaide 2015 - 2018 Senior Lecturer University of Tasmania 2011 - 2014 Lecturer University of Tasmania 2010 - 2009 Associate Lecturer University of Tasmania 2007 - 2008 Lecturer (contract) University of South Australia
Date Institution name Country Title 2009 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia PhD 2002 University of Adelaide, Adelaide Australia B.A. (Hons)
Year Citation 2021 Phillipov, M. (2021). Work placements in the media and creative industries: Discourses of transformation and critique in an era of precarity. Arts and Humanities in Higher Education, 147402222110213.
2020 Luckman, S., & Phillipov, M. (2020). 'I'd (still) rather be a cyborg': the artisanal dispositif and the return of the (domestic) goddess. International Journal of Cultural Studies, 23(4), 458-474.
2020 Farmery, A. K., van Putten, I. E., Phillipov, M., & McIlgorm, A. (2020). Are Media Messages to Consume More Under-Utilized Seafood Species Reliable?. Fish and Fisheries, 21(4), 844-855.
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2020 Haas, B., Phillipov, M., & Gale, F. (2020). Media representations of seafood certification in Australia: Mobilising sustainability standards to attack or defend the value of an industry. Marine Policy, 120, 7 pages.
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2020 Phillipov, M., & Gale, F. (2020). Celebrity chefs, consumption politics and food labelling: Exploring the contradictions. Journal of Consumer Culture, 20(4), 400-418.
2019 Phillipov, M., & Loyer, J. (2019). In the wake of the supermarket ‘milk wars’: media, farmers and the power of pastoral sentimentality. Discourse, Context and Media, 32, 100346-1-100346-8.
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2019 Ankeny, R., Phillipov, M., & Bray, H. (2019). Celebrity Chefs and New Meat Consumption Norms: Seeking Questions, Not Answers. M/C Journal: A Journal of Media and Culture, 22(2). 2018 Lewis, T., & Phillipov, M. (2018). Food/media: eating, cooking, and provisioning in a digital world. Communication Research and Practice, 4(3), 207-211.
2018 Lewis, T., & Phillipov, M. (2018). Special Issue. Food/Media: Cooking, Eating, and Provisioning in a Digital World.. Communication Research and Practice, 4(3), 207-323. 2017 Phillipov, M. (2017). Becoming food, eating media. Geoforum, 84, 241-242.
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2017 Phillipov, M., & Goodman, M. (2017). The celebrification of farmers: celebrity and the new politics of farming. Celebrity Studies, 8(2), 346-350.
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2016 Phillipov, M. (2016). 'Helping Australia grow': supermarkets, television cooking shows, and the strategic manufacture of consumer trust. Agriculture and Human Values, 33(3), 587-596.
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2016 Phillipov, M. (2016). The new politics of food: television and the media/food industries. Media International Australia, 158(1), 90-98.
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2016 Phillipov, M. (2016). Escaping to the country: media, nostalgia, and the new food industries. Popular Communication, 14(2), 111-122.
2016 Phillipov, M. (2016). Using media to promote artisan food and beverages: insights from the television industry. British Food Journal, 118(3), 588-602.
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2015 Phillipov, M. (2015). Food TV: An effective strategy for food and beverage marketing?. Food Australia, 67(4), 31-34. 2015 Phillipov, M. (2015). Constructing Reality: My Kitchen Rules and Reality TV Cooking Shows. Screen Education, 79, 88-93. 2014 Phillipov, M., & Hunt, R. (2014). 'Nanna Style': The Countercultural Politics of Retro Femininities. M/C Journal, 17(6), online. 2014 Nash, M., & Phillipov, M. (2014). Introduction to the special issue: Eating like a 'man': Food and the performance and regulation of masculinities. Women's Studies International Forum, 44(1), 205-208.
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2014 Phillipov, M. (2014). Hamburgers of Devastation: The pleasures and politics of heavy metal cooking. International Journal of Community Music, 7(2), 259-272.
2013 Phillipov, M. (2013). Mastering obesity: MasterChef Australia and the resistance to public health nutrition. Media, Culture and Society, 35(4), 506-515.
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2013 Phillipov, M. (2013). Resisting Health: Extreme Food and the Culinary Abject. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 30(5), 377-390.
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2013 Phillipov, M. (2013). In Defense of Textual Analysis: Resisting Methodological Hegemony in Media and Cultural Studies. Critical Studies in Media Communication, 30(3), 209-223.
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2012 Phillipov, M. (2012). Communicating health risks via the media: What can we learn from masterchef Australia?. Australasian Medical Journal, 5(11), 593-597.
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2010 Phillipov, M. (2010). 'Generic misery music'? Emo and the problem of contemporary youth culture. Media International Australia, 136(136), 60-70.
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2006 Phillipov, M. (2006). Haunted by the Spirit of '77: Punk Studies and the Persistence of Politics. Continuum, 20(3), 383-393.
2006 Phillipov, M. (2006). 'None so Vile'? Towards an Ethics of Death Metal. Southern Review, 38(2), 74-85. 2006 Phillipov, M. (2006). Self harm in Goth youth subculture: Study merely reinforces popular stereotypes . British Medical Journal, 332(7551), 1215-1216.
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— Phillipov, M. (n.d.). Extreme music for extreme people? Norwegian black metal and transcendent violence. Popular Music History, 6(1).
Year Citation 2019 Phillipov, M., & Kirkwood, K. (Eds.) (2019). Alternative food politics: from the margins to the mainstream. London: Routledge.
2019 Phillipov, M., & Kirkwood, K. (Eds.) (2019). Alternative food politics: from the margins to the mainstream. London: Routledge.
2017 Phillipov, M. (2017). Media and food industries: The new politics of food. Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave Macmillan.
2016 Phillipov, M. (2016). Fats A Global History. Reaktion Books. 2012 Phillipov, M. (2012). Death Metal and Music Criticism Analysis at the Limits. Lexington Books.
Report for External Bodies
Year Citation 2020 Phillipov, M., Farmery, A., & Gale, F. (2020). Media Messages About Sustainable Seafood: How Do Media Influencers Affect Consumer Attitudes, Final Report. 2019 Ankeny, R., Bray, H., Phillipov, M., & Buddle, E. (2019). Building and Maintaining Community Trust in Australia’s Primary Industries: Background Literature Review (PRJ-011478). 2019 Phillipov, M., Farmery, A., Gale, F., Buddle, E., & Dehghan, E. (2019). Media Messages About Sustainable Seafood: How Do Media Influencers Affect Consumer Attitudes? Preliminary Results of Media Survey. (2017-131).
Year Citation 2015 Kirkwood, K., & Phillipov, M. (2015). What MasterChef Teaches Us About Food and the Food Industry. The Conversation. 2014 Phillipov, M. (2014). Why Health Messages Fail: Lessons from the Australian Fast-Food Industry. Communication Currents.
|Date||Project/ No.||Investigators||Funding Body||Amount|
|2019||Women's Research Excellence Award||Dr M Phillipov||University of Adelaide||$5,000|
|2018–2020||Media Messages about Sustainable Seafood: How Do Media Influencers Affect Consumer Attitudes (2017-131)||Dr M Phillipov, Dr A Farmery, A/Prof F Gale||Fisheries Research & Development Corporation||
|2018||Scoping Study for Building and Maintaining Community Trust in Australia's Primary Industries||Prof R Ankeny, Dr H Bray, Dr M Phillipov, Ms E Buddle||Agrifutures Australia||$94,678|
|2014–2016||The New Politics of Food and the Australian Media (DE140101412)||Dr M Phillipov||Discovery Early Career Researcher Award, Australian Research Council||$383,532|
|Date||Course Title||Course Level/Code||Role|
|2020–||Media Relations||MDIA 2227||Coordinator|
|2020–||Media Relations||MDIA 7005||Coordinator|
|2020–||Screen and Sound Industries||MDIA 1015||Coordinator|
|2019||Exploring TV and Radio||MDIA 1004||Coordinator|
|2018–19||Media Industry Transitions||MDIA 3207||Coordinator|
Current Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2021 Co-Supervisor Raw Feeding for Dogs in the UK and Australia: A Social and Ethical Cross-Cultural Comparison Doctor of Philosophy under a Jointly-awarded Degree Agreement with Doctorate Full Time Ms Natalia Ciecierska-Holmes 2021 Principal Supervisor Non-Normative Gender Identity in the Australian Video Games Sector Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Sebastian Alexander Morrison 2020 Co-Supervisor Moments of crisis: Tracking 21st century masculinity through complex television Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mr Alexander Hudson Beare 2020 Principal Supervisor Household Experiences of Reducing Waste: Moving Towards Circular Economy Futures Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Mrs Marisol Da Silva 2019 Co-Supervisor Positioning Audio Description in Media Theory: an Australian Context Doctor of Philosophy Doctorate Full Time Ms Kari Seeley
Past Higher Degree by Research Supervision (University of Adelaide)
Date Role Research Topic Program Degree Type Student Load Student Name 2018 - 2019 Co-Supervisor South Australian Film-makers' Perspectives on Policies: State and Federal Film Policies and the Representation of Cultural Diversity in Australian Films Master of Philosophy Master Part Time Linh Chung
Other Supervision Activities
Date Role Research Topic Location Program Supervision Type Student Load Student Name 2014 - 2016 Co-Supervisor Left Dissent: The Australian Commercial News Media’s Characterisation of 21st Century Protests Critical of Capitalism University of Tasmania — Master — Joshua Eiszele 2014 - 2017 Principal Supervisor Standing Out From the Crowd: A Study of frankie Magazine, Niche Branding, and Alternative Femininities University of Tasmania — Master — Rosanna Hunt 2013 - 2016 Principal Supervisor Would You Like Genes With That? Romanticism and the Debate over Genetically Modified Food University of Tasmania — Master — Liam Gash 2013 - 2015 Co-Supervisor The Age of Consent: News, Crime and Public Debate University of Tasmania — Doctorate — Claire Konkes 2013 - 2015 Co-Supervisor Wings and Freedom, Spirit and Self: How the Filmography of Hayao Miyazaki Subverts National Branding and Soft Power University of Tasmania — Master — Shadow 2010 - 2012 Co-Supervisor Lolita: Atemporal Class-Play with Tea and Cakes University of Tasmania — Master — Sophia Staite
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2018 - ongoing Member School of Humanities Research Committee University of Adelaide Australia 2010 - 2018 Member ANZCA Executive Committee — —
Date Role Editorial Board Name Institution Country 2017 - ongoing Member Communication Research and Practice — —
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