Dr Leah Henrickson

Lecturer in Digital Media and Cultu

School of Communication and Arts
Faculty of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences
+61 7 334 68255


Dr Leah Henrickson is a Lecturer in Digital Media and Cultures at the University of Queensland. She is the author of Reading Computer-Generated Texts (Cambridge University Press, 2021) and other peer-reviewed articles about how we understand text generation systems and output, artificial intelligence, and digital media ecosystems. Dr Henrickson also studies digital storytelling for critical self-reflection, community building, and commercial benefit. She regularly supports projects and organisations in their digital storytelling efforts as consultant and advisor.

Dr Henrickson is especially keen to collaborate on projects involving digital methods and media, hermeneutics, histories of communications media, and unconventional text production and dissemination.


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  • Henrickson, Leah (2021). Reading computer-generated texts. Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press. doi: 10.1017/9781108906463

Book Chapter

  • Henrickson, Leah (2024). Mit den Toten chatting. Die Hermeneutik von Thanabots. Quellcodekritik: Zur Philologie von Algorithmen. (pp. 245-275) Berlin, Germany: August Verlag. doi: 10.52438/avaa1004

  • Henrickson, Leah (2023). Artificial intelligence in politics. Handbook of Digital Politics. (pp. 242-271) edited by Stephen Coleman and Lone Sorensen. Cheltenham, United Kingdom: Edward Elgar Publishing. doi: 10.4337/9781800377585.00026

  • Henrickson, Leah (2022). “Ummmmm, guys? Don’t microwave your books”: readers, authors, and institutions in #PandemicReading tweets. Bookshelves in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic. (pp. 259-279) edited by Corinna Norrick-Rühl and Shafquat Towheed. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-031-05292-7_13

  • Henrickson, Leah (2020). Authorship in computer-generated texts. Oxford research encyclopedia of literature. (pp. 1-21) edited by Paula Rabinowitz . Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press. doi: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190201098.013.1226

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