Fields of interest of professors

Pierre C. BÉLANGER - PhD in Communication, University of Montreal, Canada

  • Impacts of digital technologies on traditional media
  • Business strategies of Canadian media conglomerates
  • Canadian broadcasting and telecommunication policies and regulations

Marc-François BERNIER – PhD in Political Science, Université Laval, Canada

  • Journalism ethics
  • Political communication
  • Sociology of information
  • Media law and regulation

Luc BONNEVILLE – PhD en Sociologie, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada

  • Organizational communication
  • Communication management in an organizational context
  • Health communication
  • Computerization of organizations
  • Work, organization and time management

Kyle CONWAY - PhD, University of Wisconsin, USA

  • Theories of Media
  • Environmental communication
  • Communication and philosophy
  • Intercultural communication and translation

Constance CROMPTON – PhD in Communication and Culture, York University, Toronto, Canada

  • Digital Humanities 
  • Linked Data and the Semantic Web
  • Queer History 
  • Victorian Popular Science

Boulou E. Banda DE D’BÉRI – PhD in Communication (Cultural Studies), Concordia University, Canada

  • Film and cultural studies
  • African and national cinemas
  • Oral tradition in multi-cultural nations
  • 'Intermediality' in mass-media’s cultural representation
  • The relationship between mass media, culture and naturalized ideology
  • Cultural history and cultural memory

Sherry DEVEREAUX FERGUSON – PhD, Speech/Political Science, Indiana University, U.S.

  • Political rhetoric and agenda setting (rhetorical, semiotic, and media analysis techniques)
  • Public affairs (public opinion research and analysis, information campaigns and diffusion of information, strategic planning, issues management, evaluation)
  • Theory and practice of organizational communication
  • Alternative dispute resolution (ADR)
  • Health communication (campaigns, coverage, patient-physician interactions)

Luc DUPONT – PhD in Sociology, Université Laval, Canada

  • Advertising rhetoric
  • Image (iconic)
  • Political communication
  • Web advertising
  • Media and popular culture

Florian GRANDENA – PhD, Film Studies. Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK

  • Contemporary French cinema in the French republican context and the new global order
  • French / francophone and international queer cinema
  • Gender and sexual identities in contemporary cinema and popular culture.
  • Impact of digital technology on film aesthetics and narrative

Ivan IVANOV – PhD, Organizational communication, University of Toulouse, France

  • Public relations theory and practice
  • Crisis communication
  • Media relations
  • Writing for the media (E.g. Professional writing skills, practices and tools corporate communication)
  • Organizational communication (Internal and external communication; communication strategy and planning of communications)
  • Organizational Ethnography

Sylvie GROSJEAN – PhD in Psychology, Université Nancy 2, France

  • Organizational communication
  • Health Communication
  • Human-Machine Interaction (HMI)
  • eHealth & Telemedicine
  • Participatory Design/Co-Design
  • Organizational Ethnography
  • Interaction Analysis

Peruvemba JAYA S. – PhD Organizational Behaviour (Business Administration), University of Rhode Island, USA

  • Intercultural and cross cultural communication
  • Organizational and interpersonal communication
  • Gender diversity and multiculturalism in the workplace
  • Qualitative research methodologies
  • Pedagogy issues especially in cross cultural and international education
  • Immigrants’ experiences in Canada especially immigrant women

Martine LAGACÉ – Ph.D. en psychologie sociale, Université d’Ottawa, Canada

  • Ageist communication, identity and intergroup relations in the workplace 
  • Intergenerational relations in the workplace  
  • Communication and knowledge transfer in the workplace
  • Intercultural communication and advancement of skilled immigrants in the workplace 
  • Research methods (quantitative and qualitative) in communication

Jenepher LENNOX TERRION – PhD in Communication Studies, Concordia University, Canada

  • Organizational and interpersonal communication 
  • Group dynamics (peer mentoring, social capital)
  • Friendship and interpersonal relationships
  • Addiction treatment, recovery, recovery capital

Mark LOWES – Ph.D., Communication, Simon Fraser University, Canada

  • Media, sport and popular culture
  • Urban geography and mega-sport events
  • Sport tourism and socio-economic development in the Canadian North
  • Media law

Rocci LUPPICINI – Doctorate In Educational Technology, Concordia University, Canada

  • Social Networking and Virtual Communities
  • Technoethics and Technology Assessment
  • Social Systems Theory
  • Science and Technology Studies (STS)
  • Instructional Design and Organizational Training
  • Qualitative and Mixed Methods Research

Frédérik MATTE - PhD in Organizational Communication, Université de Montréal, Canada

  • Organizational Communication
  • Non-Governmental Organizations
  • Emergency Humanitarian Aid
  • Action Research

Patrick McCURDY – PhD Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

  • Media strategies of civil society actors
  • Representation of protest and civil society in the media
  • Media events and the ‘media eventisation’ of society
  • Consequences of living in a media-saturated society
  • Media and international development

Isaac NAHON-SERFATY – PhD inCommunication, Université de Montréal, Canada

  • Health Communication
  • Public Relations and Institutional Communication
  • International Communications
  • Discourse and Public Policy
  • Visual images in strategic communication

Daniel J. PARÉ – D.Phil. Science and Technology Policy, SPRU – University of Sussex, UK

  • Open Government & Open Data
  • Algorithmic Culture
  • Surveillance Capitalism
  • ICTs and international development
  • Internet governance and regulation
  • Social informatics
  • Political economy of ICTs
  • Science & technology policy

Evan H. POTTER – PhD in International Relations, London School of Economics, U.K.

  • Communications Planning
  • Political Communication
  • Public opinion towards foreign policy
  • International Communications

Philippe ROSS – PhD Media and Communications, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

  • Social aspects of new media and innovation
  • Media production, professions and practitioners
  • Representation of audiences/users in production
  • Science and Technology Studies (STS)

Maria CHERBA - PhD in Communication, Université de Montreal, Canada

  • Health communication
  • Organizational, interpersonal, and intercultural communication
  • Patient-provider interaction
  • Telemedicine
  • Indigenous health

Elizabeth DUBOIS – PhD, Information, Communication and Social Sciences, University of Oxford, UK

  • Political communication influence, automation,
  • Social media,
  • Social network analysis,
  • Mixed method

Bertrand LABASSE – PhD in Communication Pedagogy, Université Lyon II, France

  • Psychosociology of traditional/new media production and reception
  • Journalism and creative nonfiction theory and practice
  • Professional writing studies
  • Social dissemination of facts, beliefs and opinions
  • Content value theory
  • Rhetoric and persuasion
  • Science communication

Meredith ROCCHI – PhD in Social Psychology, University of Ottawa, Canada

  • Interpersonal communication
  • Data literacy
  • Health promotion and behavioural measurement

May TELMISSANY – PhD Comparative Literature and Cinema, Université de Montréal, Canada

  • Film theories and Film studies methodologies
  • Media Theories
  • Pop culture and Cultural Studies
  • Transnational and World cinemas
  • Arabic Studies


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