The Image Research Network is grateful for the foundational contributions, ongoing support, and continued service of the following world-class scholars and practitioners

The Image Research Network Advisory Board

  • Tressa Berman, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, USA
  • Howard Besser, New York University, New York City, USA
  • Jacqueline Butler, Manchester School of Art - MMU, Manchester, UK
  • David Cubby, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Vaughan Dai Rees, UNSW Art & Design, Sydney, Australia
  • Melissa Deitz, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Samantha Edwards-Vandenhoek, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Owen Evans, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk, UK
  • Allison Gill, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Erkki Huhtamo, Design Media Arts, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Dina Iordanova, Provost, St Leonards College, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland
  • Douglas Kellner, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Gunther Kress, Institute of Education, University of London, London, UK
  • Mario Minichiello, The University of Newcastle, Newcastle, Australia
  • Rachel Morley, University of Western Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Colin Rhodes, Sydney College of the Arts, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Arianne Rourke, UNSW Art & Design, Sydney, Australia
  • Kaye Shumack, University of Western Sydney, Australia
  • Becky Smith, School of Theater, Film and Television, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
  • Bryan Wai Ching Chung, Academy of Visual Arts, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong
  • Marianne Wagner-Simon, Director, Freies Museum Berlin, Germany

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The Image Research Network recognizes the contribution of many in the evolution of the Research Network. The principal role of the Advisory Board has been, and is, to drive the overall intellectual direction of the Research Network. The Research Network also seeks to work in the service of our Advisory Board. Board members are invited to attend the annual conference and are encouraged to contribute articles, participate in the peer-review process of The International Journal of the Image, and submit manuscripts to The Image Books Imprint.

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