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Sara Bannerman (Dr)

Sara Bannerman (Dr)

Canada Research Chair in Communication Policy and Governance; Associate Professor, Department of Communication Studies and Multimedia, McMaster University

Sara Bannerman, Canada Research Chair in Communication Policy and Governance, is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at McMaster University in Canada. She researches and teaches on communication policy and governance and directs McMaster’s Communications Governance Observatory.

Dr. Bannerman has published three books: Canadian Communication Policy and Law (Canadian Scholars, 2020), International Copyright and Access to Knowledge (Cambridge University Press, 2016), and The Struggle for Canadian Copyright: Imperialism to Internationalism, 1842-1971 (UBC Press, 2013). She has published peer-reviewed articles and book chapters on communication policy, privacy, international copyright, and other topics in new media, traditional media, and communications theory in journals such as Communication Theory, New Political Economy, the Canadian Journal of Communication, Futures, and Information, Communication & Society.

Dr. Bannerman is a past co-vice-chair of the Law Section, and a past co-chair of the Emerging Scholars Network, of IAMCR.

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