Salford Business School

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Gordon Fletcher

Dr Gordon Fletcher

Academic Unit Head: International Operations and Information Management

Office Times

Monday to Friday


New Zealand born and Australian educated. I have been at Salford since 2002.


During my time at Salford I have taught at both postgraduate and undergraduate levels on Java and PHP/MySQL programming and systems development modules. I currently teach the first year undergraduate Creating Emerging Technologies module and the final year undergraduate module, Advanced Web Design.

Prior to coming to Salford I also taught modules in a variety of subject areas including media studies, sociology and Australian studies.

Research Interests

My research focuses on specific examples and experiences of digital culture and practice. I have published work around conflict with online finance communities, economies within virtual game world and practices of online grieving and mourning. I am currently collaborating with Maria Kutar and Marie Griffiths on work related to the quantification and visualization of individual digital footprints and digital identity. Other works includes examination of science fiction and the use of science fiction prototyping in business development and innovation.

Qualifications and Memberships

BA (University of Queensland)

BA (Hons) (Griffith University)

PhD (Griffith University)




Member of the Burgon Society


Information Systems

Business Information Technology



Media Studies

Cultural Studies

 For further information about my publications please see my SEEK Research Profile: