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Associate Professor of English and Program Co-ordinator/Advisor for Medieval Studies
Areas of Expertise: Medieval language and literature; Literary theory; Media studies; Media theory
Biography: Books: …
Associate Professor, Psychology
Areas of Expertise: Identity, self-esteem and well-being; Autobiographical memory; Comparison processes; Perceptions of time; Goal-pursuit, motivation and resolution-setting; Making decisions that have desirable long-term consequences; Motivation to exercise and to eat better; Environmental responsibility; Body image, sociocultural norms for appearance; media and sociocultural norms; subjective perceptions of space and locations
Biography: I am part of Laurierís Social Psychology program. I am fascinated by people and how they behave, think, and understand themselves and their social worlds. Some of my specific research interests include: …
(519) 884-0710 ext.3037
Areas of Expertise: Feminist Media History Political and Alternative Theatre; Women's Social Movements
Biography: Research Interests: …
Areas of Expertise: Politics, religion and society in West Africa; Mass media in African society; Eugenics and scientific racism; Sexuality in other cultures
Biography: History of anthropology, symbolic anthropology, representations of sexuality, legal anthropology, the anthropological study of mass media. Geographical area: Africa.
Areas of Expertise: Media/Communication policy and legislation; Privacy in society; Privacy on campus; Surveillance; Latin American Communication Policy
Associate Professor & Italian Minor Coordinator
Areas of Expertise: Italian Literature of Migration Italian Canadian Studies Italian culture and society in the media Canadian vs Italian Multiculturalism
Biography: Degrees: …
(519) 884-0710 ext.2400
Contract Academic Staff
Areas of Expertise: Pop Culture Narrative Comics Animation Film Cultural Sociology Power Media Propaganda
Biography: Jeffery Klaehn is the author of numerous journal articles and book chapters, and the editor of five books to date. He has been nominated by students for three Teaching Excellence Awards in past years. His most recent book is The Political Economy of Media…
519.884.0710 ext.4261 (email preferred)
Assistant Professor, Contemporary Studies and Journalism
Areas of Expertise: New media and culture; Web 2.0 and social media; Security and surveillance; Journalism and new media
Assistant Professor, Journalism/Leadership
Areas of Expertise: Canadian politics Canadian political parties The media's role in public policy Public opinion Environmental politics
Biography: I originally hail from Edmonton, Alberta I became interested in the role of the news media in the political process after working for a political party at the Legislative Assembly. My dissertation argued that changes in the provincial economy, the…