Josh Greenberg in front of Richcraft living wall

Dean Brenda O’Neill recently announced the appointment of Josh Greenberg as Associate Dean, Research & Graduate in the Faculty of Public Affairs, beginning July 1 for a 5-year term. He will take over from Jonathan Malloy, Professor of Political Science and the Bell Chair in Parliamentary Democracy.

As Associate Dean, Research & Graduate, Greenberg will oversee the Faculty’s research policies, funding, and support activities, and lead its research communication and knowledge mobilization strategy. He also serves as the dean’s liaison to the Office of the Vice President, Research and International, and will work closely with faculty units on graduate student enrolment, recruitment, and funding.

Josh Greenberg is a Full Professor of Communication and Media Studies in the School of Journalism and Communication. He brings an extensive record of leadership and service to this new role. Most recently he served two terms as Director of the School of Journalism and Communication. Josh is a past recipient of a Carleton University Faculty Graduate Mentoring Award and a Faculty of Public Affairs Public Commentary Excellence Award.

Josh Greenberg holds a PhD in Sociology from McMaster University and was a SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellow in the School of Public Policy and Administration at Carleton prior to his appointment to the School of Journalism and Communication. His primary area of research expertise is health risk and crisis communication. He has published extensively on such topics as media representations of infectious disease outbreaks, public risk perceptions of vaccination, and the media strategies and risk communication activities of public health officials and organizations. In addition to his scholarship, Josh has provided research service and strategic advice to the World Health Organization, Health Canada/Public Health Agency of Canada, and Canadian Food Inspection Agency. His most recent book is Communication and Health: Media, Marketing and Risk (Palgrave Macmillan, 2022), which he co-edited with Charlene Elliott from University of Calgary.

Thursday, February 22, 2024 in ,
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