Short Bio: Ira Wagman is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies, with a cross-appointment between the School of Journalism and Communication and the Institute for the Comparative Study of Literature, Art, and Culture. He is also a Research Associate at the Max Zelikovitz Centre for Jewish Studies, the Carleton Centre for Public History, and the Centre for European Studies. Dr. Wagman was recently awarded the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Public Diplomacy at the Center for Public Diplomacy in the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Southern California.
Research: “This Content is Not Available in Your Region: Geo-blocking Culture in Canada”, (co-authored with Peter Urquhart). in Darren Wershler, Rosemary Coombe and Martin Zeilinger, Eds. Dynamic Fair Dealing: Creating Canadian Culture Online. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014. pp. 124-132; “Global Formats and Canadian Television:The Case of Deal or no Deal”, Canadian Journal of Communication 38:4. Winter 2013, pp 611-27; “Peace, Order, and Good Banking: Packaging History and Memory in Canadian Advertising.” In Peter Hodgins and Nicole Neatby, Eds. Settling and Unsettling Memories: Essays in Canadian Public History. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2012, pp. 692-725.