Dr Mike Kent is a lecturer in Internet Studies at Curtin University based in Perth, Western Australia.
His new book, co-edited with Tama Leaver An Education in Facebook: Higher Education and the World's Largest Social Network is now available through Routledge.
Dr Kent has taught media studies, cultural studies and e-commerce at universities in Australia and the UK. He worked at Curtin University and Murdoch University in Perth, taught online units for Open Universities Australia, taught media studies at the University of Brighton in the UK, and ran study abroad programs for The Institute for Study Abroad at Butler University in North America. Dr Kent has also been involved in researching a writing about higher education policy. In 2008 he along with Stephen Mallinder compiled the National Subject Profile for Media and Communications for the Higher Education Academy in the United Kingdom.