Alumni

Overview
Dr Max HalupkaResearch Fellow

Contact

Address: Building 23, Level B University of Canberra

Centre

Centre for Change Governance

Organisation

Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis at the University of Canberra

Research Interests

Virtual communities, Digital activism, Political participation, Social movements, Political communication, Anonymous (group), The Church of Scientology and New forms of engagement.

bio/cv

Max Halupka is an expert on contemporary forms of political participation, where he specialises in the relationship between technology and politics. An IGPA Research Fellow, Max has published work on: political communication, new forms of political participation, internet activism, and The Church of Scientology. Max teaches public policy for the Institute’s Graduate Certificate and MPA programmes.

Max's Academia.edu page can be viewed here.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours) (First Class) Flinders University, Adelaide
  • Bachelor of Arts (Globalisation; English) Flinders University, Adelaide
  • Bachelor of Education (Secondary) Flinders University, Adelaide
publications

Selected Publications:

  • Stoker, G., Li, J., Halupka, M. and Evans, M. (2017), 'Complacent Young Citizens or Cross Generational Solidarity? An Analysis of Australian Attitudes to Democratic Politics', Australian Journal of Political Science, 52, 2, pp. 218-235

  • Marsh, D., Vines, E. and Halupka, M. (Forthcoming), "Two Cheers for Richards and Smith: Beyond Anti-politics?", The Political Quarterly
  • Halupka, M. (2016), The rise of information activism: how to bridge dualisms and reconceptualise political participation, Information, Communication & Society, 19, 10, pp. 1487-1503

  • Halupka, M. (2014) “The Church of Scientology: Legitimacy through Perception Management”, Politics and Religion, 7(3), 613-630
  • Halupka, M. (2014) “Clicktivism: A Systematic Heuristic”, Policy & Internet, 6(2), 115-132
  • Halupka, M. & Star, C. (2012) “Maintaining Sovereignty Through Extraversion: attributing factors of judicial transterritorial deployment in warlord politics”, The Australian Review of African Studies, 33(2), 74.


Other Publications:

  • Halupka, M., and Jensen, M. (2015) “Australia’s March in March: Movement Communications as a Two-step Filtering Process”, American Political Science Association conference, San Fransicio, USA, 3rd September – 6th of September.    
  • Jensen, M., and Halupka, M. (2015) “Australia’s March in March: Movement Communications as a Two-step Filtering Process”, American Political Science Association pre-conference, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, USA, 2nd of September – 6th of September.    
  • Halupka, M., and Jensen, M. (2015) “Australia’s March in March: Movement Communications as a Two-step Filtering Process”, European Consortium for Political Research, Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada, 26th August – 29th August.    
  • Halupka, M. (2014) “Perceptions of Contemporary Engagement: The Information Activist Enters the Ring”, Australian Political Science Studies Association conference, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 28th September- 1st October.    
  • Halupka, M., Jensen, M., Bang, H., Ercan, S. (2014) “Protesting from Home: Political Community Across Information Networks”, Australian Political Science Studies Association conference, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, 28th September- 1st October.    
  • Halupka, M. (2013) “Online Youth Political Participation: the success and failure of ‘clicktivism”, Australian Political Science Studies Association conference, Murdoch University, Perth, Australia, 30th September- 2nd October    
  • Halupka, M., and Star, C. (2011) “The Utilisation of Direct Democracy and Meritocracy in the Decision Making Process of the Decentralised Virtual Community Anonymous”, Australian Political Studies Association conference, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, 25th – 27th September, 2011
  • Evans, M., Halupka, M., Stoker, G. (2014) “The Power of One Voice- Power, Powerlessness, and Australian Democracy”, Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis    
  • Edwards, M., Burmester, B., Evans, M., Halupka, M., May, D. (2013) “Not yet 50/50: Barriers to the Progress of Senior Women in the Australian Public Service”, Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis  
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