Our Team

  • Asmaa Malik

    Over the past 16 years, Asmaa has played several key management roles at the Gazette and the Toronto Star, where she was weekend features editor and a books columnist.
  • Blake Fitzpatrick

    A photographer, curator and writer, Blake's research interests include the photographic representation of the nuclear era, visual responses to contemporary militarism and the post-Cold War history, memory and mobility of the Berlin Wall.
  • Jeremy Shtern

    Dr. Shtern’s research and teaching focuses on transformations in the structure and governance of communication industries and creative work as they reorganize around globalization and digital technologies.
  • Miranda Campbell

    Dr. Miranda Campbell is an Assistant Professor in the School of Creative Industries. Her research interests include youth culture, creative labour, and policy development.
  • Ben Barry

    Using design and art-informed approaches, he unleashes fashion as a research context to explore, engage and empower communities on issues of identity and social justice.
  • Catherine Dowling

    Catherine Dowling completed a Master of Education following degrees in Architecture, Environmental Studies, and Interior Design. Her collaborative studio Dowling Architects has received awards, and been published widely.
  • Jean Bruce

    Dr. Jean Bruce's education, research and publication involve multiculturalism and sexuality in Canadian cinema; early cinema in Quebec; ethnographic cinema; and currently, reality television in trans/national contexts.
  • Mark V. Campbell

    Mark is adjunct professor at the RTA School of Media and Director at the FCAD Forum for Cultural Strategies.
  • Irene Berkowitz

    Cultural Policy Fellow
    ​I​rene Berkowitz is a media policy expert focused on the Canadian media system's transition to the online era. Her perspectives are often requested by publications including The Globe and Mail, Playback, CBC, and betakit.
  • Lila Pine

    Dr. Lila Pine, of Mi’gmaw ancestry, is a member of the Bras d'Or First Nation. She is a new media artist and scholar living and working in Toronto, Canada.