FIMS Profile

Hugh Samson

  • About Me

Hugh Samson is a Ph.D. student in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies at the University of Western Ontario. His research explores the integration of contemplative initiatives, programs, services, spaces, and technologies within information environments. His Master’s thesis, Contemplating Infrastructure: An Ethnographic Study of the University of Toronto Faculty of Information Inforum’s iRelax Mindfulness Resource Area, introduces the term contemplative infrastructure to refer to infrastructure that is concerned with the contemplative dimensions of life (Samson, 2021). He is the administrator and a founding member of the Information and Contemplation Salon.