Patricia A Mazepa

Department of Communication Studies

Associate Professor

Office: Technology Enhanced Learning Building, 3030
Phone: (416)736-2100 Ext: 30164
Emailpamazepa@yorku.ca


Area of Specialization

Political economy of communication; the Militarization of communication and culture; History of alternative media and culture in Canada; Communication and democracy; Critical pedagogy.

Degrees

Ph.D. Communication 2003, Carleton University
M.A. Communication 1997, Carleton University
B. Soc. Sci. Leisure Studies (summa cum laude) 1993, University of Ottawa
B.A. Communication (summa cum laude) 1992, University of Ottawa

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Professional Leadership

Conference Organization 2010 Department of Communication, York University “Making Media Public: Global Crises and Local Opportunities” (Co-organizer) 2006 Canadian Communication Association, 75th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, York University, Toronto. (1-3 June) (www.acc-cca.ca) (Principal Organizer and Chair)

Community Contributions

Faculty Associate, Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies Instructor, International Taoist Tai Chi Society

Research Interests

Communications , Information Technologies , Political Economy of Communication , History of Canadian Communication and Culture , Media and Democracy

Selected Publications

Communication and New Media: From Broadcast to Narrowcast, Canadian Edition. with Martin Hirst and John Harrison. Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Alternative Media in Canada. Co-edited with Kirsten Kozolanka and David Skinner, UBC Press.

"Manifest Spatialization: Militarizing Communication in Canada." Global Media Journal -- Canadian Edition, 8(1), 9-30.

“Direct from the Source: Canada's Integrated System of State Propaganda” in Sussman, G. (Ed.) The Propaganda Society: Promotional Culture and Politics in Global Context. Peter Lang. [pp.297-313).

“Rights on Paper, but Not in Practice: A History of Press Censorship in Canada” in Dakroury, A., Eid, M., and Kamalipour, Y. (Eds.) (2009) Right to Communicate: Historical Hopes, Global Debates, and Future Premises. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt. (pp. 195-226).

“Democracy of, in and through Communication: Struggles around Public Service in Canada in the First Half of the Twentieth Century” Info: The journal of policy, regulation and strategy for telecommunications, information and media. Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 45-56.

Current Research Projects

Making Media Public

Description: 
Collaborative Research Lab

Project Type: Self-Funded
Role: Co-Director


Start Date:  Month: Apr  Year: 2010
End Date:  Month: Jun  Year: 2013

Collaborator: David Skinner
Collaborator Institution: York University
Collaborator Role: Co-Director

Selected Publications

Communication and New Media: From Broadcast to Narrowcast, Canadian Edition. with Martin Hirst and John Harrison. Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Alternative Media in Canada. Co-edited with Kirsten Kozolanka and David Skinner, UBC Press.

"Manifest Spatialization: Militarizing Communication in Canada." Global Media Journal -- Canadian Edition, 8(1), 9-30.

“Direct from the Source: Canada's Integrated System of State Propaganda” in Sussman, G. (Ed.) The Propaganda Society: Promotional Culture and Politics in Global Context. Peter Lang. [pp.297-313).

“Rights on Paper, but Not in Practice: A History of Press Censorship in Canada” in Dakroury, A., Eid, M., and Kamalipour, Y. (Eds.) (2009) Right to Communicate: Historical Hopes, Global Debates, and Future Premises. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt. (pp. 195-226).

“Democracy of, in and through Communication: Struggles around Public Service in Canada in the First Half of the Twentieth Century” Info: The journal of policy, regulation and strategy for telecommunications, information and media. Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 45-56.

All Publications

Books

Communication and New Media: From Broadcast to Narrowcast, Canadian Edition. with Martin Hirst and John Harrison. Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Alternative Media in Canada. Co-edited with Kirsten Kozolanka and David Skinner, UBC Press.

Book Chapters

“A Political Economy Approach to the Internet” with Vincent Mosco in Bauer, J.M. and Latzer, M. (Eds.) Handbook on the Economics of the Internet. Cheltenham U.K. and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. (pp. 163-180).

“Regressive Social Relations, Activism and Media in Canada” in Kozolanka, K., Mazepa, P., and Skinner, D. (Eds.) Alternative Media in Canada. UBC Press (pp. 244-263).

“Considering Alternative Media in Canada: Structure, Participation, Activism” in Kozolanka, K., Mazepa, P., and Skinner, D. (Eds.) Alternative Media in Canada. UBC Press(pp. 1-22).

“Cultural Front (Canada)” in Downing, J. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. (pp. 147-150).

“Direct from the Source: Canada's Integrated System of State Propaganda” in Sussman, G. (Ed.) The Propaganda Society: Promotional Culture and Politics in Global Context. Peter Lang. [pp.297-313).

“Rights on Paper, but Not in Practice: A History of Press Censorship in Canada” in Dakroury, A., Eid, M., and Kamalipour, Y. (Eds.) (2009) Right to Communicate: Historical Hopes, Global Debates, and Future Premises. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt. (pp. 195-226).

"High Tech Hegemony: Transforming Canada's Capital into Silicon Valley North" with Vincent Mosco in Artz, L. and Kamalipour, Y. (Eds.) The Globalization of Corporate Media Hegemony. State University of New York Press. pp. 93-112.

Journal Articles

"Manifest Spatialization: Militarizing Communication in Canada." Global Media Journal -- Canadian Edition, 8(1), 9-30.

“Making Media Public: From Discussion to Action?” with Cohen, N.S., Macdonald, S. and Skinner, D. Canadian Journal of Communication. 36(1): 169-178.

“Democracy of, in and through Communication: Struggles around Public Service in Canada in the First Half of the Twentieth Century” Info: The journal of policy, regulation and strategy for telecommunications, information and media. Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 45-56.

“Managing the Media: Communicating Labour at High Tech U” with Christopher Bodnar. Canadian Journal of Social and Political Thought. Special Issue On-line http://www.yorku.ca/spot/jspot/

Conference Papers

Developing Communicative Power: Experiential Learning as Critically Reflexive Pedagogy In and Out of the Classroom.” International Communication Association, Fukuoka Japan.

“Militarized Communication? From Psychological Operations to the Whole of Government Approach” International Communication Association, Boston, USA

“Women on the Margins?: Comparative Media Representations of Women's Labour in the Canadian Press, 1939-45" with Tracy Moniz, Canadian Communication Association, Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Fredericton, NB.

Area of Specialization

Political economy of communication; the Militarization of communication and culture; History of alternative media and culture in Canada; Communication and democracy; Critical pedagogy.

Degrees

Ph.D. Communication 2003, Carleton University
M.A. Communication 1997, Carleton University
B. Soc. Sci. Leisure Studies (summa cum laude) 1993, University of Ottawa
B.A. Communication (summa cum laude) 1992, University of Ottawa

Appointments

Faculty of Graduate Studies

Professional Leadership

Conference Organization 2010 Department of Communication, York University “Making Media Public: Global Crises and Local Opportunities” (Co-organizer) 2006 Canadian Communication Association, 75th Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, York University, Toronto. (1-3 June) (www.acc-cca.ca) (Principal Organizer and Chair)

Community Contributions

Faculty Associate, Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies Instructor, International Taoist Tai Chi Society

Research Interests:

Communications , Information Technologies , Political Economy of Communication , History of Canadian Communication and Culture , Media and Democracy

Current Research Projects

Making Media Public

Description: 
Collaborative Research Lab

Project Type: Self-Funded
Role: Co-Director


Start Date:  Month: Apr  Year: 2010
End Date:  Month: Jun  Year: 2013

Collaborator: David Skinner
Collaborator Institution: York University
Collaborator Role: Co-Director

All Publications

Books

Communication and New Media: From Broadcast to Narrowcast, Canadian Edition. with Martin Hirst and John Harrison. Toronto: Oxford University Press.

Alternative Media in Canada. Co-edited with Kirsten Kozolanka and David Skinner, UBC Press.

Book Chapters

“A Political Economy Approach to the Internet” with Vincent Mosco in Bauer, J.M. and Latzer, M. (Eds.) Handbook on the Economics of the Internet. Cheltenham U.K. and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar. (pp. 163-180).

“Regressive Social Relations, Activism and Media in Canada” in Kozolanka, K., Mazepa, P., and Skinner, D. (Eds.) Alternative Media in Canada. UBC Press (pp. 244-263).

“Considering Alternative Media in Canada: Structure, Participation, Activism” in Kozolanka, K., Mazepa, P., and Skinner, D. (Eds.) Alternative Media in Canada. UBC Press(pp. 1-22).

“Cultural Front (Canada)” in Downing, J. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Movement Media. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications. (pp. 147-150).

“Direct from the Source: Canada's Integrated System of State Propaganda” in Sussman, G. (Ed.) The Propaganda Society: Promotional Culture and Politics in Global Context. Peter Lang. [pp.297-313).

“Rights on Paper, but Not in Practice: A History of Press Censorship in Canada” in Dakroury, A., Eid, M., and Kamalipour, Y. (Eds.) (2009) Right to Communicate: Historical Hopes, Global Debates, and Future Premises. Dubuque, IA: Kendall Hunt. (pp. 195-226).

"High Tech Hegemony: Transforming Canada's Capital into Silicon Valley North" with Vincent Mosco in Artz, L. and Kamalipour, Y. (Eds.) The Globalization of Corporate Media Hegemony. State University of New York Press. pp. 93-112.

Journal Articles

"Manifest Spatialization: Militarizing Communication in Canada." Global Media Journal -- Canadian Edition, 8(1), 9-30.

“Making Media Public: From Discussion to Action?” with Cohen, N.S., Macdonald, S. and Skinner, D. Canadian Journal of Communication. 36(1): 169-178.

“Democracy of, in and through Communication: Struggles around Public Service in Canada in the First Half of the Twentieth Century” Info: The journal of policy, regulation and strategy for telecommunications, information and media. Vol. 9, No. 2, pp. 45-56.

“Managing the Media: Communicating Labour at High Tech U” with Christopher Bodnar. Canadian Journal of Social and Political Thought. Special Issue On-line http://www.yorku.ca/spot/jspot/

Conference Papers

Developing Communicative Power: Experiential Learning as Critically Reflexive Pedagogy In and Out of the Classroom.” International Communication Association, Fukuoka Japan.

“Militarized Communication? From Psychological Operations to the Whole of Government Approach” International Communication Association, Boston, USA

“Women on the Margins?: Comparative Media Representations of Women's Labour in the Canadian Press, 1939-45" with Tracy Moniz, Canadian Communication Association, Congress of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Fredericton, NB.