Nick Baxter-Moore, Associate Professor
SBH 310, x4145 or SBH 329, x6352
Winter 2015 office hours:
Nick Baxter-Moore (PhD Carleton University) focuses his research on popular culture and identity; class, nation, and popular music; local popular culture; and live performance. He teaches courses on popular culture, popular music, media industries, and research methods. Nick is also the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies for the Faculty of Social Sciences. Learn more about Nick.
Jackie Botterill, Associate Professor
SBH 338, x5364
Winter 2015 office hours: Thurs. 2-4 p.m.
Jackie Botterill (PhD University of East London) explores cultural economy, consumer culture, advertising and promotion, and consumerism and lifestyle, as well as status, class, identity, and marketplace politics. She teaches courses on communication theory, organizational culture, cultures of consumption, and mass culture. Her most recent book, Consumer Culture and Personal Finance: Money Goes to Market, was published in 2010. Learn more about Jackie.
Dale Bradley, Assistant Professor
SBH 322, x3180
Winter 2015 office hours: By appointment
Dale Bradley (PhD York University) teaches classes on technology and culture and the social history of information technology. Dale's research interests lie in the popular representation of cyberculture, the impact of information and communication technologies on office culture and workspaces, and political discourse on the open source software movement. Dale is on sabbatical until July 2015. Learn more about Dale.
Marian Bredin, Associate Professor
SBH 314, x4658
Winter 2015 office hours: N/A
Marian Bredin (PhD McGill University) teaches courses on Canadian communications and cultural policy, media and minorities, media analysis, and Canadian television. Marian's research examines Aboriginal media, representations of cultural difference, and the connections between heritage, tourism, and popular culture. Marian is on sabbatical until July 2015. Learn more about Marian.
Sharon Broderick, Lecturer
TA 348, x3898
Winter 2015 office hours: Tues. & Thurs. 3:30-5 p.m. or by appointment
Sharon Broderick is a cross-appointed faculty member who also teaches in the Goodman School of Business and the International Masters of Accountancy. For CPCF, Sharon teaches courses in public relations and integrated marketing communications. Learn more about Sharon.
Tim Dun, Associate Professor
SBH 313, x5365
Winter 2015 office hours: Tues. 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. or Wed. by appointment
Tim Dun (PhD University of Iowa) teaches courses on interpersonal communication,communication theory, organizational communication, negotiation and conflict, gender and communication, and public speaking. His research areas include interpersonal conflict, communication theory, and intergenerational family relationships. Learn more about Tim.
Derek Foster, Associate Professor
SBH 311, x5366
Winter 2015 office hours: Mon. & Wed. 10-11 a.m. or by appointment
Derek Foster (PhD Carleton University) teaches courses in visual rhetoric, audience research, language and power, theories of the media, and the rhetorical communication of social issues. Derek is interested in visual rhetoric, television studies, discourse analysis of public culture, and material popular culture (including mediatized place promotion). Learn more about Derek.
Greg Gillespie, Associate Professor
SBH 308, x3160
Winter 2015 office hours:
Greg Gillespie (PhD University of Western Ontario) teaches and researches popular culture with a focus on non-mass mediated subjects (including role-playing games, sport culture, and Scottishness). His recent publication Barrowmaze II, placed second for the 2013 Three Castles Design Award for RPGs. Learn more about Greg.
Jennifer Good, Associate Professor
SBH 342, x3707
Winter 2015 office hours: Tues. 1:30-2:30 p.m., Thurs. 2-3 p.m. and by appointment
Jennifer Good (PhD Cornell University) teaches classes on environmental communication, mass media effects, research methods, and communication theory. Her research focuses on the places where mass media (especially television), materialism, and our understanding of/relationship with the natural environment intersect. Learn more about Jennifer.
Barry Grant, Professor
SBH 341, x3215
Winter 2015 office hours: Mon. & Tues. 2-3 p.m.
Barry Grant (PhD State University of New York at Buffalo) is interested in film genres, documentary film, horror and science fiction, popular music, and popular culture. He has published extensively in many areas of film and popular culture; his most recent publication is a British Film Institute Screen Guide entitled 100 Science Fiction Films. Learn more about Barry.
Scott Henderson, Associate Professor and Chair
SBH 340, x4287
Winter 2015 office hours: Please contact for appointment.
Scott Henderson (PhD University of East Anglia) teaches classes in theories of popular culture, popular cinema, popular music, and film theory. Scott's research explores music and locality, youth culture, popular culture and identity, British cinema and popular culture, and Canadian popular culture. Learn more about Scott.
Barry Joe, Associate Professor
MCA 324, x3314/3312
Winter 2015 office hours: N/A
Barry Joe (PhD University of Toronto) is a cross-appointed faculty member who also teaches in the Centre for Digital Humanities. His research interests include digital culture and humanities, the nexus between technology and humanity, scholarship of teaching in higher education, and inquiry-based learning. Barry teaches a course in computer-mediated communication.
Russell Johnston, Associate Professor
SBH 320, x3154
Winter 2015 office hours: Tues. 9-10:30 a.m.
As a researcher, Russell Johnston (PhD Queen's University) is most interested in media history and popular memory. He teaches classes on cultural industries, the history of advertising, sport media, and research methods. In 2012, he co-wrote the Canadian edition of Communication Research Methods. Learn more about Russell.
Peter Lester, Assistant Professor
SBH 307, x3822
Winter 2015 office hours: Wed. & Fri. 11 a.m. - noon
Peter Lester (PhD Concordia) studies Canadian film history, screen culture, film technology, exhibition studies, and non-theatrical film. He teaches courses in Canadian cinema and documentary film. Learn more about Peter.
Sarah Matheson, Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
SBH 332, x4395
Winter 2015 office hours: Fri. 2-3 p.m.
Sarah Matheson (PhD University of Southern California) teaches courses in television studies, Canadian television, popular culture theory and research methods, and taste and cultural politics. Her research is in the area television studies with particular focus on Canadian television. Learn more about Sarah.
Christie Milliken, Associate Professor
SBH 336, x4480
Winter 2015 office hours: N/A
Christie Milliken (PhD University of Southern California) researches sex and gender in cinema, sex education film and video, documentary studies, and pedagogy and film. She teaches classes in gender and film, documentary history and theory, American and international film history, cult cinema and fan culture, and melodrama studies. Christie is on sabbatical until July 2015. Learn more about Christie.
Bohdan Nebesio, Associate Professor
SBH 334, x5221
Winter 2015 office hours: Mon. 2-3 p.m.; Thurs. 11 a.m. - noon
Bohdan Nebesio (PhD University of Alberta) teaches classes in film history, Hollywood cinema, classical film theory, and national cinemas. His research interests include film history and the history of film theory, silent cinema of the 1920s, cognitive approaches to film studies, cinemas of Eastern Europe, and Alexander Dovzhenko. Bohdan's most recent book, Historical Dictionary of Ukraine (2nd Ed.), was published in 2013. Learn more about Bohdan.
Joan Nicks, Adjunct Professor
SBH 316, x4065
Joan Nicks is a retired faculty member whose main research interest is the local popular culture of Niagara Falls. She is currently the editor and project coordinator of a manuscript in progress entitled Niagara Movie Theatres and Motels: Cultural Loss and Decline in Tourist City.
Jeannette Sloniowski, Associate Professor
SBH 316, x4065
Winter 2015 office hours: Wed. 1:30-3 p.m.
Jeannette Sloniowski (PhD University of Toronto) teaches courses on
television, popular narrative, film genre, film noir, Canadian detective fiction, and film and television of the 1950s. She has also been involved with Popular Culture Niagara, a departmental research group that studies various aspects of local popular culture. Her research focuses on crime fiction, cop shows, private eyes and documentary, as well as local popular culture and popular narrative. Learn more about Jeannette.
Laura Wiebe, Assistant Professor
SBH 343, x6705
Winter 2015 office hours: Tues. 10-11 a.m. or by appointment
Laura Wiebe (PhD McMaster University) teaches courses on popular music, popular culture, technocultures/digital cultures and cultural theory. Her current research investigates cultural identities in popular music scenes, focusing on the case of the Quebec metal scene of the 1980s. Laura has also researched and published in the area of science fiction and fantasy studies, examining representations and constructions of modernity, science, technology, gender and difference in speculative narratives across media.
Andrea Zeffiro, Adjunct Professor
Winter 2015 office hours: Tues. 2-4 p.m. and by appointment
Andrea Zeffiro (PhD Concordia) teaches classes on digital literacy, and communication and media studies. Her research intersects the cultural politics and practices of emerging technologies, contemporary media histories, and art activism. Learn more about Andrea.
Amanda Bishop's office hours: By appointment
Bill Boehlen's office hours: By appointment, booked via email
Greg Jackson's office hours: By appointment
Tracy Kennedy's office hours: By appointment
Patti Lemene's office hours: by email request
Glen Norton's office hours: Thurs. noon-1 p.m
Sarah Posen's office hours: Wed. 11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Scotiabank Hall 309
(905) 688-5550 ext. 4290
Scotiabank Hall 344
(905) 688-5550 ext. 5308
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