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Hugo De Marinis

Associate Professor (Spanish)

Areas of Expertise: Latin American literature and culture; Latin American history; Latin American contemporary politics; Memory and testimony; Journalism;

Biography: Books: …

519 - 884 - 0710 ext.2652

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, Communication Studies, MA CAST

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

Sue Ferguson

Associate Professor, Digital Media and Journalism

Areas of Expertise: Media and Democracy; Journalism and Children; Children’s Culture; Social Reproduction Theory

Biography: Since joining Laurier Brantford in 2005, Dr. Ferguson has taught in the Journalism and Contemporary Studies programs, and is currently Coordinator of the Journalism program. …

(519) 756-8228 ext.5809

Thomas Rose

Contract Academic Staff

Areas of Expertise: Journalism Law & Ethics; Journalism & Democracy; International Law

Biography: Mr. Rose has been an assistant professor of journalism since 2006.  His research interests include journalism theory and practice; freedom of expression, , international law, human rights. …


Bruce Gillespie

Associate Professor, Digital Media and Journalism

Areas of Expertise: Literary journalism; Personal journalism; Creative non-fiction; Magazine and feature writing; Journalism ethics

Biography: Bruce Gillespie is an award-winning writer and editor. His work has appeared in a wide range of Canadian media, including Canadian Geographic, This Magazine, the National Post, Quill & Quire, Chatelaine and Saturday Night. …

519-756-8228 ext.5862

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