Fields of interest of professors

Rukhsana AHMED – PhD in Communication Studies, Ohio University, U.S.A.

  • Health communication
  • Interpersonal and intercultural communication
  • Gender and communication
  • Communication and development

Denis BACHAND - PhD in Études françaises, Université de Sherbrooke

  • Cultural studies and audience research
  • Socio-semiotic of the media and new information and communication technologies
  • Language and aestetics of cinema and new media
  • History of Quebec cinema

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

  • 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

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

Lise BOILY - PhD Anthropologie/Communication, Université Laval, Québec

  • Culture and communication
  • Post modernity and change
  • Communication and globalization
  • ICTs and knowledge economy
  • Women and media

Geneviève BONIN – PhD Communication Studies, McGill University

  • Radio broadcasting  and media industries
  • Evaluation and accountability in organizations
  • Media policy and governance
  • Journalism practices in the digital environment
  • History of communication and journalism

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

  • Organizational communication
  • Communication management in an organizational context
  • Health communication
  • Computerization of organizations
  • Work, organization and time management
  • Medical and clinical work in technological area

Kyle CONWAY - PhD, University of Wisconsin, USA

  • Global communication
  • Translation studies
  • Public broadcasting
  • Religion and representation

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

  • Digital Humanities
  • Data modelling 
  • Victorian popular culture
  • Queer History

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Organizational communication
  • Public Relations
  • Internal Communication
  • Public Organizations and Federal Institutions
  • Organizational Ethnography

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

  • Organizational communication
  • Organizational learning
  • Sensory Knowledge and Decision Making in Professional Context
  • Information & Communication Technologies in organizations (E.g. Medical Information Systems; Telehealth/Telemedecine; E-learning)
  • Organizational Ethnography

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

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

  • 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

  • Organizational and interpersonal communication 
  • Group dynamics (peer mentoring, social capital)
  • Friendship and interpersonal relationships
  • Instructional communication/Classroom relationships

Pierre A. LÉVY – PhD, EHESS Paris

  • Cyberculture
  • Knowledge management
  • Theory of communication

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Health Communication
  • Public Relations and Institutional Communication
  • International Communications
  • Discourse and Public Policy

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

  • 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)

Dina SALHA – PhD in Communication (ABD), Carleton University

  • International communication, politics, and media content, with special interest in the Middle East.
  • Intercultural communication, diaspora, and media use
  • Philosophy and critical theories of communication
  • Popular culture, media policies, and society
  • Psychology of modernization and communication
  • Propaganda, persuasion, and public opinion


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