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Kenneth Werbin

Associate Professor, Digital Media and Journalism; Society, Culture, and Environment; Cultural Analysis and Social Theory; Social Justice and Community Engagement (Sabbatical 2014-2015)

Areas of Expertise: Digital media and culture; Social media; Political economy of communication; Privacy; Surveillance; Digital media and journalism

Biography: Research Interests: …

519.756.8228 ext.5732

Herbert Pimlott

Associate Professor

Areas of Expertise: political communication (Canada, UK); alternative and radical media; social movements and media (including social media); journalism and print communication (versus digital media); post-secondary issues (Canada, UK)

Biography: Dr. Pimlott has taught communication and cultural studies at four different higher education institutions in Greater London, UK, while doing freelance editorial work and conference organizing. …

519.884.1970 ext.2522

Jeremy Hunsinger

Assistant Professor, Cultural Studies Co-ordinator

Areas of Expertise: internet research; new media; social media; virtual worlds; computer games; digital humanities; internet and society; internet and communications; communication infrastructures; communication technologies

(519) 884-1970 ext.4988

Grant Packard

Assistant Professor (Marketing)

Areas of Expertise: marketing; consumer; product reviews; product ratings; online reviews; online ratings; online; social media; consumer; consumer behaviour; consumer behavior; identity; social influence; self-presentation; impression management; social network

Biography: Grant Packard …

519.884.0710 ext.4303

Nathan Rambukkana

Assistant Professor

Areas of Expertise: discourse analysis; queer theory; cultural studies; critical intimacy theory; privilege; critical race theory; non/monogamy; non-monogamies; polyamory; polygamy; adultery; public sphere theory; mixed race identity; hybridity; social media; digital culture; digital intimacies; hashtags; research methods

Biography: My work centres the Study of Discourse, Politics and Identity; I track flows of discourse as they move in and out of the public sphere influencing both individual and group identities, embodiments and politics (both within cultural groupings and…

519.884.1970 ext.4346

Christopher Schneider

Associate Professor, Law and Society

Areas of Expertise: Social Media, Mass Media, Crime, Culture, Deviance, Social Control

Biography: Christopher J. Schneider is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Liberal Arts. He taught at the University of British Columbia Okanagan campus for six years following the completion of his PhD in 2008. His research investigates mass media messages about…

519.756.8228 ext.5548

Shawna Reibling

Knowledge Mobilization Officer [On Leave]

Areas of Expertise: knowledge mobilization; social media; Twitter; digital identity; dissemination

Biography: Shawna Reibling comes to Laurier from the University of Guelph, where she was a Knowledge Mobilization Coordinator, serving both the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences and the Institute for Community Engaged Scholarship. She previously managed a…

519-884-0710 ext.4942

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