Media @ McGill

About Us


Media@McGill is a hub of research, scholarship and public outreach on issues and controversies in media, technology and culture. The members of Media@McGill are primarily selected from the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University in Montreal. Academic direction of Media@McGill is provided by a Steering Committee comprised of:

Christine Ross, Full Professor, Art History; James McGill Chair in  Contemporary Art History (Director of Media@McGill, Steering Committee Chair)

Darin Barney, Associate Professor, Communication Studies; Grierson Chair in Communication Studies (Steering Committee Member)

Gabriella (Biella) Coleman, Associate Professor, Communication Studies; Wolfe Chair in Scientific and Technological Literacy (Steering Committee Member)

Yuriko Furuhata, Associate Professor & William Dawson Scholar of Cinema and Media History, Department of East Asian Studies & World Cinemas Program (Steering Committee member)

Shana Cooperstein, PhD candidate, AHCS Student Representative (Steering Committee member)

Media@McGill’s activities are supported by McGill University and most notably by the Beaverbrook Fund for Media@McGill, created by a generous gift from the Beaverbrook Canadian Foundation.