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Faculty Expertise

The PhD in Media & Design Innovation draws on the strength of The Creative School's faculty members in research-creation with doctoral degrees; all are experts within their respective creative fields including four research chairs associated with the program.

4 Canada Research Chairs

65+ PhD Supervisors

35+ Research Areas

Meet The Creative School's Research Chairs

As a part of a national strategy to make Canada one of the world's top countries in research and development, our Research Chairs aim to advance knowledge and train the next generation of highly skilled people through student supervision, teaching and coordination of other researchers' work.

The Creative School is home to five Research Chairs who are pushing the boundaries in the creative and cultural industries, including two Canada Research Chairs.

Dr. David Gauntlett

Canada Research Chair in Creative Innovation and Leadership

Dr. Greg Elmer

Director Infoscape Research Lab & Bell Globemedia Research Chair

Dr. Ali Mazalek

Canada Research Chair in Digital Media and Innovation

Prof. April Lindgren

Professor, School of Journalism & RSJ Velma Rogers Research Chair

PhD Program Faculty