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Contract Faculty

Meet our part-time contract faculty, who bring their experience to York as professionals within their industries, visiting professors from other institutions or as top scholars in their fields. Find out more about their professional experience, research activities and areas of academic interest.

Wendy Donnan

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 3004 Wendy has a Masters degree in Cinema and Media Studies from York University, and is a PHD Candidate in the Communications and Culture Department at ...

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David Ellis

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 3004 416-736-2100 x55057 David Ellis is an educator, public policy consultant and Internet evangelist who has devoted his career to demystifying new technologies, and raising awareness ...

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Bob Hanke

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 2010 416-736-2100 x55057 Bob earned a Ph.D. from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. His latest work, Trump's New Face of Power ...

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Derek Hrynyshyn

416-736-2100 x55057 Derek Hrynyshyn is a political theorist who is interested in the political economy of communication, and its relationship to new technological developments. He teaches courses about Media, Politics, ...

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Dalton A. Kehoe

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 2011 416-736-2100 x55057 Dr. Dalton Kehoe has been a teacher, organizational change practitioner and communications consultant for over 50 years. He arrived at York University in ...

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Kaitlyn Kribs

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 3004 Kait Kribs is a Ph.D. candidate (ABD) in the Joint Program in Communication and Culture at York University/Ryerson University. She holds an M.A. in Popular ...

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Lise Lareau

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 3004 Lise Lareau brings her experience as a former president of the Canadian Media Guild and long-time CBC news producer to her course 'Unions, Organizing and ...

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Richard Lippe

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 3004 Richard Lippe is a co-founder of CineAction magazine which is currently available online. He is writing of book on Kim Novak's 1950s films providing a close ...

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Marlene Murphy

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 3004 Marlene Murphy is a news producer at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, with a focus on national and international stories. She has been teaching News Next: ...

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Bahar Nasirzadeh

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Steven Pinter

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 3030416-736-2100 x30164 With a PhD in Social and Political Thought (York), my background is interdisciplinary. I teach communications courses which intersect with topical issues: racialization, technology, ...

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Wade Rowland

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 3004

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Hanako Smith

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 3004 Hanako is a 5th year PhD candidate in the Communication and Culture program at York University and Ryerson University. She received an MSSc in Media ...

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Brian Wright-McLeod

Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Building, 3004 Indigenous author/musicologist Brian Wright-McLeod enjoys a lengthy career in media and academia. Based in Toronto, he currently teaches at York University and Centennial College.

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