I’m a passionate advocate for broadening knowledge exchange and developing deeper and more effective links between the domains of academia, industry, and policy.

Online Articles and Interviews

Academic Publications and Reports

Rantanen, T., & Kelly, A. (2021). The digital transformation of international and national news agencies: Challenges facing AFP, AP, and TASS. In D. V. Dimitrova (ed.), Global Journalism: Understanding World Media Systems. Rowman & Littlefield.

Kelly, A. (2020). Recontextualising partisan outrage online: Analysing the public negotiation of Trump support among American conservatives in 2016. AI & Society. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00146-020-01109-5.

Rantanen, T., & Kelly, A. (2020). Abnegation, accommodation and affirmation: Three discursive modes for the institutional construction of independence among national news agency executives in Europe. Journalism, 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1177/1464884919880060.

Rantanen, T., Jääskeläinen, A., Bhat, R., Stupart, R. & Kelly, A. (2019). The future of national news agencies in Europe: Executive summary. London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. https://doi.org/10.21953/lse.aeginold23jj.

Livingstone, S., Stoilova, M., & Kelly, A. (2016). Cyberbullying: incidence, trends and consequences. In United Nations, Office of the Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Violence against Children, Ending the torment: Tackling bullying from the schoolyard to cyberspace (pp. 115-122). New York, NY: United Nations.

Kelly, A. (2013). Doing it Digitally: Methodological Tensions in Online EthnographyIrish Journal of Anthropology, 16(1), 47-53.

Papers, Panels, Keynotes, and Symposia

“‘Crypto Winter is Coming’: Articulations of Community, Risk, and Value in the Crypto Economy” at Anthropology Seminar Series, Maynooth University, 2022

Panel: “What’s next for social media: How will the platforms evolve?” at Observe Summit, 2022

Keynote address, at Fourth Annual Integrative Anthropology Conference: Transformations of the Field, University of Central Florida, 2021

Chair. Panel: “Investing in the future: sustainable fashion tech and the new consumer” at Hello Tomorrow, Paris, 2021

Panel: “Public Policy Roundtable Discussion: Better Insights for Better Policies” at Unleashing deeper insights into humanity: Innovating digital anthropology, UNESCO, 2021

“Voices of outrage: Project overview” at 1st Meeting of the Online Political Discourse Network, Wolverhampton, 2020.

“Hybrid news media, networked publics, and the recontextualization of right-wing outrage online” at Rethinking Repetition in a Digital Age, University of Cambridge, 2019.

“The shape of things to come: hegemonic imaginaries, collective identities, and the strategic role(s) of apocalyptic imagery in the online political talk of the American radical right” at BRESTOLON network symposium 2019: Critical and Social Theory for a Future World, University of Bremen, 2019.

“Recontextualizing right-wing outrage in an era of post-television news participation” at BRESTOLON network symposium 2016: The meaning of mediatized social order and action, Stockholm, 2016.

Chair. Panel: “Agency—Virtual and Actual” at LSE Media and Communications PhD Symposium 2015—Struggle and Resistance in Media and Communications: Structure versus Agency?, LSE, 2015.

“Talking Politics and Texting Selves: Linguistic Anthropological Reflections on the Regulation of Discourse and Identity in Digitally-Mediated Domains” at Erasmus Intensive Programme – Imagination: Translations – cultural, ethnographic, intermedia, Maynooth University, 2013.

“The Production of the Populist: On the Indeterminacy of Participant Roles in Political Mass Mediation” at Maynooth University Department of Anthropology Seminar, Maynooth University, 2012.

“‘This is getting a bit Gaydar, isn’t it?’: Tracing Trajectories of Ideology, Enregisterment, and Risk in an Online Social Network” at 111th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting: Borders and Crossings, San Francisco, 2012.

“Producing Populist Politics: A Linguistic Anthropological Analysis of Glenn Beck” at 12th European Association of Social Anthropologists Biennial Conference: Uncertainty and Disquiet, University of Paris, Nanterre, 2012.

“Paranoid, Pedagogue, Demiurge, Demagogue: Blackboard Didactics, Visual Rhetorics, and the Performance of Evidence in the Works of Glenn Beck” at The Art of Anthropology, University of Ulster, Belfast, 2011.

Chair. Panel: “Borders and Migration” at 8th International Moving Anthropology Student Network Conference, Maynooth University, 2010.

Chair. Panel: “New Identities” at Erasmus Intensive Programme – Relationality and the Principle of Diversity, University of Vienna, 2010.

“Speech Styles and the Queering of Cyberspace: Contesting Modes of Textual Enselfment in an Online Social Network” at Erasmus Intensive Programme: Relationality and the Principle of Diversity, University of Vienna, 2010.

“Mediascapes, Virtuality, and Neologic Creativity in US Political Discourse” at Irish Media Research Network Postgraduate Conference, Dublin City University, 2009.

“Design, Convergence, and the Limits of Social Network Sites” at Ethnography, Creativity, Design, Intel and Maynooth University, 2009.

“Trust Me, I’m a Social Network Profile” at Anthropological Crossings: Memory, Identity and Belonging in an Interconnected World, Queen’s University Belfast, 2009.


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