Dr Ethan R Plaut
BA (ad hoc: Formal Systems and the Arts), MSJ (Journalism) Northwestern University; MA (Communication) MS (Computer Science) PhD (Communication) Stanford University
Ethan Plaut is a Lecturer in Communication at the University of Auckland specializing in computational media, disconnection and communication avoidance, digital journalism and propaganda, and media ethics. He previously held postdoctoral fellowships in Computer Science and Rhetoric at Stanford University and is also a former journalist, including three years at an independent newspaper in Cambodia.
Teaching | Current
Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)
- Plaut, E. R. (2016). Enlightenment, the remix: Transparency as a DJ's trick of seeing everyone from nowhere. Communication, Culture and Critique, 9 (2), 303-321. 10.1111/cccr.12107
- Messing, S., Jabon, M., & Plaut, E. (2016). Bias in the flesh: Skin complexion and stereotype consistency in political campaigns. Public Opinion Quarterly, 80 (1), 44-65. 10.1093/poq/nfv046
- Plaut, E. R. (2015). Technologies of avoidance: The swear jar and the cell phone. First Monday, 20 (11)10.5210/fm.v20i11.6295