Jesse Pirini

Jesse Pirini Auckland University of Technology

Jesse received a SYLFF PhD Fellowship to support his research into knowledge communication in high school tutoring sessions. He completed his PhD in 2015 at Auckland University of Technology. Jesse was also the 2014 - 2015 Beeby Fellow, supported by the NZ Council for Education Research and UNESCO. Jesse published a book based on his research which is used in schools and universities to develop peer tutor training programmes. 

In 2018 Jesse took on a lecturing role in Management at Victoria University of Wellington. Prior to this role Jesse held a Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Multimodal Research Centre at Auckland University of Technology.

Jesse’s research and teaching focuses on communication and interaction in organisational settings. He takes a multimodal perspective, exploring how people use their bodies, environments, and objects in interaction. His most recent publications develop theoretical/methodological tools for multimodal analysis, in particular relating to agency and intersubjectivity. Jesse is also the editor of the Oxford Bibliographies entry on Multimodal Discourse Analysis.