Student Research

The following is a list of published theses from FIMS' thesis-based graduate programs. Also see creative projects completed by Master of Arts in Popular Music & Culture students, and the Emerging Library & Information Perspectives (ELIP), open access, peer-reviewed journal.

(Note: hyperlinks are included for theses that were submitted to Scholarship@Western and are now available through Western's Electronic Theses & Dissertation Repository. Those without hyperlinks are not currently available through the e-repository).

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Melis, Rachel. Information Freedoms and the Case for Anonymous Community.
Phd in Library and Information Science, July 2018
Supervisor: Pam McKenzie
Bertuzzi, Robert. Hone the Means of Production: Craft Antagonism and Domination in the Journalistic Labour Process of Freelance Writers.
Phd in Media Studies, June 2018
Supervisor: Nick Dyer-Witheford
Kim, Kyunghee. Cultural Hybridity in the Contemporary Korean Popular Culture through the Practice of Genre Transformation.
Phd in Media Studies, June 2018
Supervisor: Tim Blackmore
Chakraborty, Indranil. Invisible Labour: Support-Service Workers in India's Information Technology Industry.
Phd in Media Studies, May 2018
Supervisor: Nick Dyer-Witheford
Freier, Amy J.. Exhibiting Human Rights: Making the Means of Dignity Visible.
Phd in Media Studies, May 2018
Supervisor: Sharon Sliwinski
Hambleton, Jennifer. Industrial Stagecraft: Tooling and Cultural Production.
Phd in Media Studies, May 2018
Supervisor: Tim Blackmore
Naimi, Anthony. Supporting dynamic and distributed decision making in acute care environments: Insights from a cognitive ethnography.
Phd in Health Information Science, March 2018
Supervisors: Nicole Haggerty and Kamran Sedig
Fournie, Meghan. Exploring Quality Improvement for Diabetes Care: A Multiple Case Study of Primary Care Teams in First Nations Communities in Canada.
Master of Health Information Science, February 2018
Supervisors: Stewart Harris and Shannon Sibbald
Loughheed, Janet. A Foucauldian Genealogical Analysis of Healthy Eating Educational Materials in Ontario 1942-2015.
Master of Health Information Science, February 2018
Supervisor: Pam McKenzie