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Faculty Research

The faculty within the School of Communication and Culture spend between 20 and 60% of their time conducting research.

Along with Phillip Vannini (CRC in Learning and Innovation) we have several prominent and award winning researchers within the school focusing on a broad range of areas within the university’s research themes:

Sustainable Communities

  • Phillip Vannini (CRC): Social & Cultural geography, Mobilities 
  • Jennifer Walinga: Sport and Values Education, Social Innovation, Sport and Cultural Development
  • Virginia McKendry: Cultural Studies of Political Discourse; History and Communication; Ethical Spaces for Indigenous/Settler Engagement
  • Zhenyi Li: Intercultural Communication
  • Michael Real: Media Studies, Olympism, Media and Sport
  • David Black: Policy, Politics and Law, Communication Theory, Social Media
  • Juana Du: Organizational Cultural and Knowledge Sharing
  • Chaseten Remillard: Homelessness, Environmental Communication, Visual Communication, Canadian Identity, Gender & the City

Thriving Organizations

  • Virginia McKendry: Communication and Complex Adaptive Human Systems 
  • Zhenyi Li: Health Communication, Intercultural Communication
  • Jennifer Walinga: Intuitive Decision Making, Creativity for Sustainable Practice, Stress Transformation and Thriving
  • Juana Du: Intercultural Communication and Training

Innovative Learning

Other Projects