dr. T.J. (Tim) Highfield

  • Faculty of Humanities
    Capaciteitsgroep Media & Cultuur
  • Visiting address
    BG 1
    Room number: 1.02D
  • Postal address:
  • t.j.highfield@uva.nl

Dr Tim Highfield is Assistant Professor in New Media, in the Department of Media Studies. He was previously Vice-Chancellor's Research Fellow at Queensland University of Technology, where he also obtained his PhD (2011). He is the author of Social Media and Everyday Politics (Polity, 2016), and the co-author of two under-contract books: Social movements, social media (with Dr Sky Croeser; Bloomsbury); and Instagram: Visual social media cultures (with Dr Tama Leaver and Dr Crystal Abidin; Polity). More information about his research can be found at timhighfield.net, and he is @timhighfield on Twitter.


  • Highfield, T. (2018). Emoji hashtags // hashtag emoji: Of platforms, visual affect, and discursive flexibility. First Monday, 23(9). DOI: 10.5210/fm.v23i9.9398  [details] 
  • Croeser, S., & Highfield, T. (2018). Blended Data: Critiquing and Complementing Social Media Datasets, Big and Small. In J. Hunsinger, L. Klastrup, & M. M. Allen (Eds.), Second International Handbook of Internet Research Dordrecht: Springer. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-024-1202-4_15-1  [details] 
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