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Senior Lecturer, Visual Communication & Media at QUT (Queensland University of Technology)

Dr T.J. Thomson is a senior lecturer in visual communication and media at the QUT School of Communication. He recently published “To See and Be Seen: The Environments, Interactions, and Identities Behind News Images” (winner of the NCA 2020 Diane S. Hope Book of the Year Award) and is the 2019 Anne Dunn Scholar of the Year. T.J.’s research focuses on how visual journalism is produced—by whom, in what environments, through which processes, and with what results. In 2022, T.J.'s peers elected him to the Queensland Academy of Arts and Sciences in recognition of his significant contributions to the academy, the professions and/or society as a whole. You can find him online at

T.J. Thomson
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