Marcus Breen (Ph.D., 1997, Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne) is Visiting Faculrty and Head of teh Media Lab in the Communication Department at Boston College. Hi previous position have included: Professor, Associate Dean and Head of the School of Communication and Media at Bond University, Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. Associate Professor Northeastern University, Boston, Assictant Professor The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Consultant and Analyst with Gartner, researcher at CIRCIT, Melbourne. His interests include media and cultural studies and the political economy of international business and social and economic development through Information and Communication Technologies. He is the editor of Our Place Our Music: Aboriginal Music. Australian Popular Music in Perspective, Aboriginal Studies Press, Canberra, (1989) and Rock Dogs: Politics and the Australian Music Industry, Pluto Press, Sydney (1999), Uprising: The Internet's Unintended Consequences, Common Ground Publishing (2011). His published research has appeared in journals such as Cultural Studies, Cultural Studies Review, Ethicomp, Computer Mediated Communication and as book chapters.