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Professeur agrégé, Département de communication

2000 – BA (hons) Communication, concentration Criminology, University of Ottawa
2003 – MA Communication, University of Calgary
2009 – PhD Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science (UK)

Pavillon DMS, 55, av. Laurier Est, pièce 11118

Bureau : 613-562-5800 poste 2728

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Twitter: @pmmcc

Membre de la Faculté des études supérieures et postdoctorales et autorisée à diriger des thèses.

Survol des publications


Feigenbaum, A., Frenzel, F. and McCurdy, P. (2013) Protest Camps. Zed Books: London. Site web du projet:

Brevini, B., Hintz, A. and McCurdy, P. (eds). (2013) Beyond WikiLeaks: Implications for the Future of Communications, Journalism & Society. Basingstoke: Palgrave.

Cammermats, B., Matoni, A. and McCurdy, P. (eds). (2013). Mediation and Protest Movements. Intellect: Bristol.

Chapitre de livre

Feigenbaum, A., Frenzel, F., and McCurdy, P., "Protest Camps", Making Things International, Vol 2: Catalysts and Reactions, Mark B. Salter, University of Minnesota Press, 2015.

McCurdy, P., (2013). "From the Pentagon Papers to Cablegate: How the Network Society Has Changed Leaking", Beyond WikiLeaks: Implications for the Future of Communications, Journalism & Society, Brevini, B. Hintz, A. and McCurdy, P., Basingstoke, Palgrave. pp. 123-145.

McCurdy, P., Power, G. and A. Godfrey (2011). When theory meets practice: Critical     reflections from the field on press freedom indicators. In M. Price and S. Abbot (Eds.).  Critical reflections from the field on press freedom indicators. New York: Peter Lang. pp. 47-66.

Articles dans des revues scientifiques

McCurdy P, Frenzel, F. and Feigenbaum, A., "Protest Camps and Repertoires of Contention", Social Movement Studies, 14(1), forthcoming, 2015.

McCurdy, P. and Uldam, J., "Connecting participant observation positions: Towards a reflexive framework for studying social movements", Field Methods, 26, 40-55, 2014.

Frenzel, F., Feigenbaum, A., and McCurdy, P., "Protest camps: an emerging field of social movement research", Sociological Review, 62(3), 457-474.

Uldam, J. and McCurdy, P., "Studying Social Movements: Challenges and Opportunities for Participant Observation", Sociology Compass, 7(11), 941-951, 2013.

McCurdy, P., "Conceptualizing Celebrity Activists: The case of Tamsin Omond", Celebrity Studies, 4, 311-324, 2013.

Feigenbaum, A., McCurdy, P. and Frenzel, F., "Towards a Method for studying Affect in (micro)Politics: The Campfire Chats Project and the Occupy Movement", Parallax, 19(2), 21-37, 2013.

Engelbert, J. and McCurdy, P., "A threat to impartiality: Reconstructing and situating the BBC's denial of the 2009 DEC appeal for Gaza", Media War & Conflict, 5(2), 101-117, 2012.

McCurdy, P. and Engelbert, J., "Straitjackets and flak jackets: the BBC, ‘boundary work’ and the failed 2009 DEC Appeal for Gaza", Observatorio (OBS*), 6(2), 27-49, 2012.

McCurdy, P., "Social Movements, Protest and Mainstream Media", Sociology Compass, 6, 244-255, 2012.

Engelbert, J. and McCurdy, P., "Capitalising on the plasticity of impartiality: the BBC and the 2009 Gaza appeal", Critical Discourse Studies, 8, 183-201, May 2011.

McCurdy, P., "Theorizing Activists' Lay Theories of Media' ; A case study of the Dissent! Network at the 2005 G8 Summit", International Journal of Communication, 5, 615-638, 2011.

McCurdy, P., "The 'story' in a risk society: A case study of the BBC and the ' riskiness' of journalism", Journal of Media Practice, 12(2), 173-188, 2011.

McCurdy, P., "Breaking the spiral of silence - Unpacking the 'media debate' within Global Justice Movements: A Case Study of Dissent! and the 2005 Gleneagles G8 Summit", Interface: A journal for and about social movements, 2(2), 42-67, 2010.

McCurdy, P., "Inside the media event: Examining the media practices of Dissent! at the Hori-Zone eco-village at 2005 G8 Gleneagles Summit", Communications- European Journal of Communication Research, 33, 293-311, 2008.

McCurdy, P. & Power, G., "Journalism education as a vehicle for media development in Africa: Opinions from the field", Ecquid Novi: African Journalism Studies, 28, 127-148, 2007.

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