Alumnus/Alumna profile

Patrick Brodie

FRQSC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University and incoming Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography at Maynooth University in September 2022

Patrick Brodie is a media scholar and FRQSC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. He received his PhD from Concordia in Film and Moving Image Studies in 2020. His current book project, Wild Tides: Media Infrastructure and Financial Crisis in Ireland, addresses the intersections of media, spatial development, and logistical governance since the 2007-2008 financial crisis in Ireland. He also has two ongoing research projects. One focuses on the environmental geopolitics of digital and energy infrastructures across the borders of Ireland. The other is a study into the implications of "rurality" for the development and understanding of media industries and infrastructures. His research has been published and is forthcoming in Media, Culture and Society, New Media and Society, Information, Communication and Society, Culture Machine, Canadian Journal of Communication, Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, States of Entanglement: Data in the Irish Landscape (Actar Publishers), and Ecological Reparation: Repair, Remediation and Resurgence in Social and Environmental Conflict  (Bristol University Press). His public scholarship has also appeared in The Irish Times  and Rupture: Eco-Socialist Quarterly.

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