More news from FIMS alumni

Awards & Accomplishments

Andrea Benoit, PhD’14 (Media Studies), has been nominated for the National Business Book Award for her book titled, Viva MˑAˑC: AIDS, Fashion, and the Philanthropic Practices of MˑAˑC Cosmetics, published in 2019.

Mike Bickerton, BA’00 (MIT) – won the 2020 Canadian Screen Award for Best Direction, Reality or Competition Series for the television series Blown Away.

Heidi Julien, PhD'97 (LIS), is the recipient of the 2020 SIG-USE Outstanding Contributions to Information Behaviour Research Award. Julien is currently a Professor at the University of Buffalo Department of Information Science.

Additional Activities of Note

Professor Nick Dyer-Witheford, with FIMS alumni James Steinhoff (PhD'19, Media Studies) and Elise Thorburn (PhD'15, Media Studies), sat on the panel "How to Liberate Technology from Capitalism," as part of Red May on May 6, 2020.

In the Media

Mina Gerges, BA’16 (MPI), was featured in an article titled, "Mina Gerges is Bringing Body Diversity to ‘Drag Race’s Pit Crew,” published in on August 3, 2020.