FIMS Profile

Mackenzie Jessop

  • About Me

He/Him| Indigenous| PhD. Student-Media Studies|

Mackenzie Jessop is a PhD. Student in the FIMS Media Studies program at Western University. In 2020 he received a BA in Communication Media and Film from the the University of Windsor, and an MA in Communication and Social Justice in 2021 from the same institution.

His major research paper at the University of Windsor was an analysis of Asian representation in Western cinema. His work dealt with stereotypes and how they may be used to challenge racist narratives. While at  Western he aims to study similar issues of racial representation as these issues apply to Indigenous Americans.