Department of Communication Studies

Faculty

Chair

MONIKA KIN GAGNON, PhD Simon Fraser University; Professor

Distinguished Professors Emeriti

MAURICE CHARLAND, PhD University of Iowa
LORNA ROTH, PhD Concordia University; Provost’s Distinction

Professors

CHARLES ACLAND, PhD University of Illinois at Urbana‑Champaign; Professor
STELLA CHIA, PhD University of Wisconsin‑Madison; Professor
MIA CONSALVO, PhD University of Iowa; Professor
YASMIN JIWANI, PhD Simon Fraser University; Professor
BRIAN LEWIS, PhD University of Iowa; Professor
ELIZABETH MILLER, MFA Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Professor
KIM SAWCHUK, PhD York University; Professor
TIMOTHY SCHWAB, MFA Concordia University; Professor
MATTHEW SOAR, PhD University of Massachusetts Amherst; Professor
PETER C. VAN WYCK, PhD McGill University; Professor

Associate Professors

OWEN CHAPMAN, PhD Concordia University; Associate Professor
TAGNY DUFF, MFA PhD Concordia University; Associate Professor
SANDRA GABRIELE, PhD Concordia University; Associate Professor
KRISTA LYNES, PhD University of California, Santa Cruz; Associate Professor
FENWICK MCKELVEY, PhD Ryerson University/York University; Associate Professor
ALESSANDRA RENZI, PhD University of Toronto; Associate Professor
JEREMY STOLOW, PhD York University; Associate Professor

Assistant Professors

ARSELI DOKUMACI, PhD Aberystwyth University; Assistant Professor
STEFANIE DUGUAY, PhD Queensland University of Technology; Assistant Professor

Lecturer

RAZAN ALSALAH, MFA Temple University; Lecturer

Location

Loyola Campus
CJ BUILDING
concordia.ca/artsci/coms

Note

For the complete list of faculty members, please consult the Department website.

Department Objectives

The Department of Communication Studies takes a broad approach to the study of media and communication. Its undergraduate programs provide students with the analytical, critical, and creative skills necessary in a communication- and information-rich world.

Facilities

The Department provides the necessary equipment and facilities to accommodate students in laboratory courses. These include production studios, Mac labs, field production equipment for video and film (H.D. and 16mm), editing suites for video and film, digital sound facilities (production and post-production), and intermedia laboratories. The Learning Centre provides resources for supporting media production and studies as well as computers for program students to use. The media gallery is also housed in the Learning Centre.

Department Admission Requirements

The Department of Communication Studies has distinct admission procedures for each of its programs, in addition to the normal admission process of Concordia University. The Department is prepared to receive applications as early as January. Interested candidates should obtain information about admission requirements by visiting the Department’s website at concordia.ca/artsci/coms.

Graduate Work in Communication Studies: The Department offers a one-year Communication Studies Graduate Diploma for students who have completed their undergraduate degree in another field and who desire a concentrated introduction to Communication Studies. It offers an MA in Media Studies for those with an undergraduate degree in Communication Studies or a cognate field. It also offers a PhD in Communication Studies for those with a graduate degree in Communication Studies or a cognate field. For details, please refer to the School of Graduate Studies Calendar or contact the Department.

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