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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
October 21, 2017
Canadian Excellence

Dr. Barbara Jenkins

Associate Professor

Contact Information
Phone: 519-884.1970 ext.2997

Office Location: DAWB 3-149
Office Hours: W15: Mondays 11:30am-12:30pm and Tuesdays 1:00-2:00pm
Academic Background
Barbara Jenkins has a background in political economy with a special interest in communication and cultural studies. She has a B.A.(Hons) in Political Science from McGill, an M.A. in International Affairs from Carleton University, and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Yale University. Her research and teaching interests are interdisciplinary and focus on the political economy of culture, especially with regard to art and architecture. Prior to coming to Wilfrid Laurier, she taught at Carleton University for several years. Her publications include a book, The Paradox of Continental Production (Cornell University Press, 1992), and various articles focusing on the intersection between globalization, culture, and political economy.