Katie Ellis is a Senior Research Fellow in the Internet Studies Department at Curtin University. Her books include Disabling Diversity; Disability and New Media (with Mike Kent); Disability, Obesity, and Ageing (with Debbie Rodan and Pia Lebeck); Disability and the Media (with Gerard Goggin); and Disability and Popular Culture.
Gerard Goggin is a pioneering figure in research on disability and digital technology, through his first book, co-authored with the late Christopher Newell, Digital Disability. His other books include: Global Mobile Media; Cell Phone Culture; Routledge Companion to Mobile Media; Locative Media; Mobile Technology and Place; Internationalizing Internet Studies; Mobile Telecommuniations; and Mobile Phone Cultures. He is the inaugural Professor of Media and Communications in the Department of Media and Communications at the University of Sydney.
Beth Haller is Professor of Mass Communication at Towson University. She is the author of Representing Disability in an Ableist World. She currently maintains a blog on disability issues in the news, Media dis&dat, //media-dis-n-dat.blogspot.com, as well as a website on media and siability research (www.media-disability.net)