Scott DeJong (He/Him) is a doctoral candidate and researcher in Concordia’s Department of Communication Studies. He holds a Bachelor of Education, a Bachelor of Arts in cultural studies and an Master of Arts in media studies from Nipissing University, Wilfrid Laurier University, and Concordia, respectively.
Scott studies disinformation, educational game design and serious play. His dissertation work blends research creation practice with traditional research methods to study the disconnect between disinformation sharing practices and current media literacy endeavours. His work has led to the publication of an educational board game exploring conspiracy theories in social media.