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Ingrid Bejerman

Lecturer, Journalism

Ingrid  Bejerman

Ingrid Bejerman is a journalist, scholar and cultural manager specializing in cultural reportage, Latin American matters, and journalism training. She served as reporter and columnist for the leading São Paulo daily O Estado de S. Paulo in Brazil, as programme coordinator for the Gabriel García Márquez Foundation for Journalists in Cartagena de Indias, Colombia, and as director of the Cátedra Latinoamericana Julio Cortázar at the University of Guadalajara, Mexico. She is a programming consultant for prestigious literary events in the Americas, including Blue Metropolis, the Montreal International Literary Festival. Bejerman holds a doctorate degree from McGill University, where her work focuses on the institutionalization and professionalization of journalism. She currently coordinates the Canada in the Americas initiative at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada.

B.A., Concordia University 1996 (Études françaises, Journalism/Communication Studies)
M.A., McGill University 1998 (Communication Studies)
Ph.D., McGill University 2011 (Communication Studies)

Teaching activities

JOUR 205 — Principles of Journalistic Thought & Practice
JOUR 215 — Contemporary News Media
JOUR 398 — Special Topics in Journalism: Conflict Reporting
JOUR 442 — Seminar in International Journalism
JOUR 500 — Critical Approaches to Journalism
JOUR 501 — Research Methods for Journalists
JOUR 602 — Foundations of Journalistic Thought II

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