Dr. Justin B. Phillips

Justin Phillips

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: BSc (Computer Science), BA (Political Studies), BA (Hons), MA (Politics and International Relations), PhD
University of Auckland

About Justin

Dr Justin Phillips is a political scientist and lecturer in the School of Social Sciences. He specialises in political communication research, particularly on social media utilising big datasets. His recent articles on political communication during US & NZ & AUS election campaigns on traditional and social media have been published in Mass Communication and Society, Politics & Gender, Australian Journal of Political Science, and the Journal of Language and Politics. Justin’s ongoing collaborative and individual research has been funded by MBIE, Facebook, and the Royal Society Te Apārangi.

Research Supervised

Research Interests

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American Politics; Communication; Data; Data mining; Gender; Machine Learning; New Zealand Politics; Politics; Social Science Research