Journalism / Media Studies

Dr. Mary Chapman, PhD, MA, BA Hon. English

Dr. Mary Chapman, PhD, MA, BA Hon. English

Professor, Dept. of English

Academic Director, Public Humanities Hub

US literature, 19th-century women writers, suffrage, women in politics, public humanities, humanities education, Sui Sin Far, Onoto Watanna, Chinese Canadian history, literary canon, Chinese Canadian writers, modernism, poetry,

Richard Cavell, PhD

Richard Cavell, PhD

Professor

Co-Founder, Bachelor in Media Studies Program

Marshall McLuhan, media theory, Canadian cultural production, media studies, Canadian cultural studies, politics and aesthetics

Margot Leigh Butler

Academic Director

Vancouver Downtown Eastside, community education, free community education with Downtown Eastside residents who experience marginalization, poverty, addictions and education, community-university relationships, representation, cultural studies, critical and creative pedagogy, interdisciplinarity, site-specific art, collectives, implicatedness, activism

Mary Lynn Young, PhD

Associate Professor; Associate Dean

Sociology of the media, gender, media economics, representations, online news, media and crime

Kedrick James

Instructor

Secondary education, literacy, teacher education, multimodal arts, spoken word, poetry, writing assessment, data feeds, automated language generators, language filters, search engines, spam email, vinyl media, information environments, remixing, noise, cultural recycling

Jessica Stites Mor, PhD

Jessica Stites Mor, PhD

Associate Professor

Latin American history, international solidarity

Mary Bryson

Professor

Technology, media, cultural studies, gender, queer theory, deviance studies, post-colonial pedagogies

Jennifer Shapka, PhD

Associate Professor

Adolescent development, social development, media, Internet, cyberbullying and victimization, online privacy behaviours, parenting

Eric M. Meyers

Assistant Professor

Youth online behavior, information seeking, web search, libraries, public libraries, school libraries, academic libraries, learning, virtual worlds, collaboration, social networks, new media, digital literacy, information literacy

Doris Baltruschat, PhD

Author, Educator

Media/digital literacy, stereoscopic (3D), virtual reality and social media, independent film, digital citizenship and media democracy, media ecologies, transmedia storytelling, international co-productions and TV formats, film/TV audience reception, aboriginal media/arctic cinema, social movements, social networks, social networking

Ann Stone, MBA

Ann Stone, MBA

Lecturer

Marketing, advertising, branding, promotional strategies, food service, franchising

Dr. Eric Li

Dr. Eric Li

Associate Professor

social enterprise, social innovation, not-for-profit marketing, pro-social behaviour, multicultural marketing and consumption, consumer well-being, health promotion, consumer privacy, food security, digital marketing, social media marketing, community well-being, sustainable rural communities,

Dr. Alfred Hermida

Dr. Alfred Hermida

Professor

Digital journalism, Social media, Media innovation, Journalism startups, Media policy, Data journalism, Not-for-profit journalism, Fake news,

Dr Ayesha S. Chaudhry, PhD

Dr Ayesha S. Chaudhry, PhD

Associate Professor

Islam, Muslims, religion, gender, human rights, intersectionality, race, family and children, discrimination, racism, Islamophobia, social justice

Adam Jones

Adam Jones

Professor

Human rights, gender studies, genocide studies, crimes against humanity, media and political transition

Stephen Petrina, PhD

Stephen Petrina, PhD

Professor of Media & Technology

Co-Director, Institute of Critical Education Studies

Academic freedom, craft, cultural history, design studies, design and technology, digital literacy, digital media, educational technology and learning technologies, environmental studies, higher education, history of education, history and philosophy of research, history of medicine, history of social sciences, maker movement, media, media studies, learning, open access, research design and methodology, subcultures, science and technology studies (STS), STEM education, technology

Gaoheng Zhang, PhD

Gaoheng Zhang, PhD

Assistant Professor of Italian Studies

Italian-Chinese cultural relationships, Chinese migrations to Italy, gender in Italy, Italian media and cinema, Italian literature and culture, Italian colonial and postcolonial cultures, Italian travel and migration literature and cinema

Stephen Hunt, MFA CreWri

Stephen Hunt, MFA CreWri

Adjunct Professor

Theatre, criticism, cultural, diversity, white, guys, race

Prof. Heidi Tworek

Prof. Heidi Tworek

Associate Professor of International History and Public Policy

health communications, Covid communications, international history, media history, communications history, social media platforms, Germany, platform regulation,

Amira Halperin

Amira Halperin

Research Fellow

Middle Eastern migration, refugees, refugees and technology, Middle Eastern refugees integration in Canada and Europe, migration policy in Canada and Europe, media, radicalization, reconciliation, peace, Israeli politics, Palestinian politics and media