Professor Sherman Young is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Education) and Vice-President of RMIT where his responsibilities include education strategy and innovation, and the student experience.
Prior to joining RMIT, Sherman was the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Learning & Teaching) and a Professor in the Department of Media, Music, Communication and Cultural Studies at Macquarie University. He has published, presented, supervised and peer-reviewed in both Media Studies and Education disciplines.
Sherman is the author of The Book is Dead, Long Live the Book (UNSW Press, 2007), co-author of Media Convergence (Palgrave, 2012) and Beyond 2.0 – the Future of Music (Equinox, 2014) – all of which analyse the impact of new media technologies.
Sherman has a Bachelor of Science in Design (UNSW), a Masters in Media, Technology and Law (Macquarie) and a doctorate in Media and Cultural Studies (UQ).
Prior to becoming an academic, Sherman ran a multimedia production company building interactive media for a range of corporate and publishing clients.