FIMS Profile

Andie Shabbar

FIMS & Nursing Building Room 4050
University of Western Ontario
London, Ontario, Canada N6A 5B7
Fax: 519-661-3506
ashabba@uwo.ca

Teaching in FIMS continues to be a rewarding experience. The academic rigour, inquisitive nature, and community involvement demonstrated by students of this faculty speaks to the strength of the programs offered. It is my pleasure to contribute through course instruction and academic mentorship.

RESEARCH:
surveillance studies,, biometrics and facial recognition technology, activist media, digital communications and social justice issues, virtuality, feminist perspectives on technology, sexuality and media, affect theory

FIMS COURSES TAUGHT:
MIT 3201 - Sexuality and the Media, 2018
DC 2002B- Virtual Worlds, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015
MIT 2372- Feminist Perspectives and Practices in an Online World, 2014

COURSES TAUGHT IN OTHER FACULTIES:
WS 2273E - Sexual Subjects, 2017-18
WS 3173G- Queer Theory, 2017
WS 4461F- Virtual Feminisms: Digital Media and Affect, 2014
FACS 1939- Interactive New Media Art at York University, Lab Instructor, 2013, 2014

EDUCATION:
PhD, Women's Studies and Feminist Research, Western University, expected April 2017.
MA, Communication and Culture, York and Ryerson Universities;
BA Honours, Women's Studies, York University;