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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: 1) identity over time: How do people…
(519) 884-0710 ext.3037
Areas of Expertise: Feminist Media History Political and Alternative Theatre; Women's Social Movements
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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, Laurier Brantford Languages 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
Assistant Professor, Digital Media and Journalism (formerly Journalism); Society, Culture and Environment (formerly Contemporary Studies); Cultural Analysis and Social Theory; Social Justice and Community Engagement
Areas of Expertise: Digital media and culture; Social media; Political economy of communication; Privacy; Surveillance; Digital media and journalism
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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…
Areas of Expertise: Media history (film, radio, television); The Titanic disaster; Orson Welles; Media representation of island survivor stories: Robinson Crusoe to Lost
Associate Professor of Communication Studies
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. …