Our new Associate DVCE and Director of RMIT Studios, Professor Sherman Young, will commence in January. Sherman is currently PVC (Learning & Teaching) and a Professor in the department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University, where he teaches and researches in the area of new media theory and production.
Sherman is the author of The Book is Dead, Long Live the Book (UNSW Press, 2007), co-author of Media Convergence (Palgrave, 2012) and Beyond 2.0 – the Future of Music (Equinox, 2014) – all of which analyse the impact of new media technologies.
Sherman has a BSc in Design (UNSW), an MA in Media, Technology and Law (Macquarie) and a PhD in Media and Cultural Studies (UQ). Prior to becoming an academic, Sherman ran a multimedia production company building interactive media for a range of corporate and publishing clients.
Sherman joins RMIT and the Education Portfolio at an exciting time. We look forward to welcoming him in the new year.