After a search for academic appointments in Indigenous Scholarship, Indigenous Journalism, or Indigenous Creative Production and Teaching, FIMS is pleased to announce the arrival of two full-time faculty members.
As a young high-school student, Jessica Singer was already passionate about discussing current affairs with her classmates. By second year, she'd hit upon a way to combine that interest with her love of storytelling and reading -- a career in journalism.
April 2021 - Associate professor Norma Coates, jointly appointed to the Faculty of Information & Media Studies and the Don Wright Faculty of Music, has been elected president of the International Association for the Study of Popular Music, U.S. Chapter (IASPM-US).
April 2021 - Associate professor Sam Trosow, jointly appointed to the Faculty of Information & Media Studies and the Faculty of Law, has been named a recipient of the 2020-2021 CAUT Dedicated Service Award for his work with UWOFA over the course of his career.