Amelia Johns is a Senior Lecturer in Digital and Social Media. Her work spans digital media and citizenship studies, with a focus on young people’s negotiation of racism, political engagement and activism, digital literacy and safety across networked and closed platforms and publics. She primarily uses digital ethnography and qualitative methods in her research. Her work has been recognised with two Facebook awards, one which is aimed at mapping and predicting the diffusion of misinformation and hate speech across social media platforms. She is also an ARC Discovery grant recipient for the project ‘Fostering Global Digital Citizenship: Diasporic Youth in a Connected World’. She is author of two books, Battle for the Flag (2015) and Negotiating Digital Citizenship: Control, Contest, Culture (with A McCosker and S Vivienne, 2016).