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Lauren Dyll
Dr Dyll-Myklebust

  • Dr. Lauren Dyll

  • Senior Lecturer

  • dyll@ukzn.ac.za    Room G011


BA (Hons) (University of Natal), MA (University of KwaZulu-Natal), PhD (University of KwaZulu-Natal)


Dr Lauren Dyll is a Senior Lecturer in the Centre for Communication, Media and Society at the University of KwaZulu-Natal teaching graduate modules in research methodology, media theory, and social change and health communication. Research interests and publication topics include participatory communication, critical indigenous qualitative methodologies, cultural tourism and issues of cultural identity. She is a key contributor to the Rethinking Indigeneity project.

Accredited publications in the past five years

Dyll, L. & Tomaselli. K.G. (2016) Rethinking the researcher-researched relationship: Research participants as prodsumers. Communicare: Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa, Vol. 35(1), 1-20. 
Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2015) Development narratives: the value of multiple voices and ontologies in Kalahari research. In Tomaselli, K.G and Wessels, M. (eds.) San Representation: Politics, Practice and Possibilities. London and New York: Routledge, 57-76. 
Dyll-Myklebust, L. & Zwane, D. (2015) Uncovering barriers to bilharzia prevention communication in Ugu district, South Africa: Lessons learned through participatory communication, Communicare: Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa, 34(1), 65-81. 
Tomaselli, K. & Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2015) Public self-expression: Decolonising researcher–researched relationships, Communicatio: South African Journal of Communication Theory and Research, 41(3), 354-373. DOI: 10.1080/02500167.2015.1093328.
Lange, M.E. & Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2015) Spirituality, shifting identities and social change: cases from the Kalahari landscape, HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies, 71 (1), 11 pages. http:// dx.doi.org/10.4102/hts.v71i1.2985.

Publications in the past five years

  •  Dyll, L. & Tomaselli. K.G. (2016) Rethinking the researcher-researched relationship: Research participants as prodsumers. Communicare: Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa, Vol. 35(1), 1-20.
  • Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2015) Development narratives: the value of multiple voices and ontologies in Kalahari research. In Tomaselli, K.G and Wessels, M. (eds.) San Representation: Politics, Practice and Possibilities. London and New York: Routledge, 57-76.
  • Dyll-Myklebust, L. & Zwane, D. (2015) Uncovering barriers to bilharzia prevention communication in Ugu district, South Africa: Lessons learned through participatory communication, Communicare: Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa, 34(1), 65-81.
  • Tomaselli, K. & Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2015) Public self-expression: Decolonising researcher–researched relationships, Communicatio: South African Journal of Communication Theory and Research, 41(3), 354-373. DOI: 10.1080/02500167.2015.1093328.
  • Lange, M.E. & Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2015) Spirituality, shifting identities and social change: cases from the Kalahari landscape, HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies, 71 (1), 11 pages. http:// dx.doi.org/10.4102/hts.v71i1.2985.
  • Govender, E., Dyll-Myklebust, L., Delate, R., & Sundar, T. (2014) Social networks as a platform to discuss sexual networks: Intersexions and Facebook as catalysts for behaviour change, The African Communication Research Journal: Using Entertainment Formats in Educational Broadcasting, Vol. 6(1), 65-88.
  • Dyll-Myklebust, L.  (2014) Development narratives: the value of multiple voices and ontologies in Kalahari research, Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies, 28(3), 521-538.
  • Cardey, S., Garforth, C., Govender, E., & Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2013) Entertainment-Education Theory and Practice in HIV/AIDS Communication: A South African / United Kingdom comparison, Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies, 27(3), 288-310.
  • Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2013) Chapter 5. Blurring the lines: Rethinking Indigeneity research at Biesje Poort. In Lange M.E., Müller Jansen L., Fisher R.C., Tomaselli K.G. and Morris, D. (eds.) Engraved Landscape. Biesje Poort: Many Voices. Pretoria: Tormentosa, 81-87. 
  • Tomaselli, K.G., Dyll-Myklebust, L. & van Grootheest, S. (2012). Personal/Political Interventions via
  • Autoethnography: Dualisms, Knowledge, Power and Performativity in Research Relations. In Holman Jones, S.,
  • Adams, T.E., Ellis, C. (eds.) The Handbook of Autoethnography. California: Left Coast Books, 576-594.
  • Teer-Tomaselli, R. & Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2012) Chapter 26. Finding Yourself in the Past, the Present, the Local and the Global: Potentialities of Mediated Cosmopolitanism as a Research Methodology. In Volkmer, I. (ed.) Handbook of Global Media Research. UK: Wiley Blackwell, 451-470.
  • Dyll-Myklebust, L. & Finlay, K. (2012) Chapter 9. Action (Marketing) Research and Paradigms in Partnerships: A Critical Analysis of !Xaus Lodge. In Tomaselli, K. (ed.) Cultural Tourism and Identity: Rethinking Indigeniety. Leiden: Brill, 119-136.
  • Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2012) Chapter 13. Public-Private-Community Partnership Model for Participatory Lodge (Tourism) Development. In Tomaselli, K. (ed.) Cultural Tourism and Identity: Rethinking Indigeniety. Leiden: Brill, 180-214.

Other accomplishments in past 5 years

2016. Recognised as a College of Humanities (UKZN) Emerging Scholar based on 2015 research productivity.

2015. Recognised as a College of Humanities (UKZN) Emerging Scholar based on 2014 research productivity. 

2014. Awarded a Guest Fellowship at the Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies for the project “Future Africa – Visions in Time”. 

2012. Staff Excellence Award in College of Humanities (UKZN):  Outstanding Contribution to Teaching.


 

 

 


Accredited publications in the past five years

Dyll, L. & Tomaselli. K.G. (2016) Rethinking the researcher-researched relationship: Research participants as prodsumers. Communicare: Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa, Vol. 35(1), 1-20. 
Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2015) Development narratives: the value of multiple voices and ontologies in Kalahari research. In Tomaselli, K.G and Wessels, M. (eds.) San Representation: Politics, Practice and Possibilities. London and New York: Routledge, 57-76. 
Dyll-Myklebust, L. & Zwane, D. (2015) Uncovering barriers to bilharzia prevention communication in Ugu district, South Africa: Lessons learned through participatory communication, Communicare: Journal for Communication Sciences in Southern Africa, 34(1), 65-81. 
Tomaselli, K. & Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2015) Public self-expression: Decolonising researcher–researched relationships, Communicatio: South African Journal of Communication Theory and Research, 41(3), 354-373. DOI: 10.1080/02500167.2015.1093328.
Lange, M.E. & Dyll-Myklebust, L. (2015) Spirituality, shifting identities and social change: cases from the Kalahari landscape, HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies, 71 (1), 11 pages. http:// dx.doi.org/10.4102/hts.v71i1.2985.

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