Professor Jason Bainbridge

Head of School: Creative Industries - UniSA

Professor Jason Bainbridge is a nationally and internationally recognised researcher in popular representations and understandings of law; superheroes, justice and comic book culture; the functioning of popular culture as vernacular theory; and the study of merchandising and material culture in relation to media convergence, particularly the function of toys and play in mainstreaming fan culture. He has also written widely on the relationship between media and journalism, chequebook journalism and risk communication. He has published over seventy book chapters and peer-reviewed articles.

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