Professor, Communication Studies
Phone: +64 9 921 9999 extn 8975
Geoffrey joined AUT's School of Communication Studies in 2015. He most recently taught at the University of Kent in the UK and the University of Otago.
In 2017, Geoffrey received the Anne Dunn scholar of the year award given by the Australia and New Zealand Communication Association and the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia. In 2016, he received a Dean's Award for Research Excellence from the Faculty of Design and Creative Technologies.
Geoffrey's book, Performing Politics: Media Interviews, Debates and Press Conferences was published by Polity in 2016 and he is currently working on a manuscript titled Media, Sustainability and Everyday Life for Palgrave. He has published broadly across a range of international journals on topics relating to political communication, journalism, environmental communication and lifestyle politics.
Geoffrey was a journalist for Reuters before working as an academic.