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Dr. Charles Davis

Professor, Media Production & Edward S. Rogers Sr. Research Chair of Media Management and Entrepreneurship
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BA, Kalamazoo College
MA, University of Notre Dame
PhD, Université de Montréal

Areas of Expertise: 

The Audience Lab

Charles Davis is a professor in the RTA School of Media (The Creative School) and is cross-appointed with the Entrepreneurship and Strategy Department in the Ted Rogers School of Management.Charles currently teaches and conducts research on management and policy in industries that produce experience goods - with special interest in innovation and new product development in the software and content layers of mediated creative industries. He is currently involved in research projects on media product innovation, media labour, media industry clusters, audience responses to media offerings, corporate governance of innovation, and digital entrepreneurship. His recent graduate and undergraduate teaching includes courses in media management, new product development, political economy of media industries, audience analysis, innovation in experience-producing industries, cultural economy, and media entrepreneurship. Charles teaches in the MA in Media Production program, in the Toronto Met/York MA/PhD program in Communication and Culture, and in Toronto Met's MBA/MSc in Management of Technology and Innovation program.

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