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Jordan McSwiney

Jordan McSwiney

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


Jordan McSwiney is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Centre for Deliberative Democracy and Global Governance at the University of Canberra. He completed his PhD at The University of Sydney in 2021.

Jordan’s research focuses on the far right, with a particular focus on their communication and organisation. His work has been published in Information, Communication & Society, New Media & Society, and Patterns of Prejudice, among others. He is the author of Far-right political parties in Australia: Disorganisation and electoral failure (Routledge).

At the Centre, Jordan is working on the project ‘Democratic Resilience: The Public Sphere and Extremist Attacks’ (Discovery Project, funded by Australian Research Council, 2021-24)

Key Publications

A full list of Jordan McSwiney’s publications is available here.

Public Engagement

Visiting Appointments

  • 2023 - Visiting Fellow. Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX), University of Oslo, Norway.

  • 2020 - Research Fellow, Digitalisation and the Transnational Public Sphere, Wizenbaum Institute, Berlin, Germany

  • 2019 - Doctoral Fellow, WZB Berlin, Berlin, Germany

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