Who is Marc Raboy?
Background notes on Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications at McGill.
Background notes on Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications at McGill
Marc Raboy is the newly appointed Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications at McGill University and a professor of Art History and Communication Studies. Please read on to discover more about this key figure in Canadian communications:
- Marc Raboy is a former journalist in a wide variety of media and a McGill graduate (BSc'68, MA'81, PhD'86).
- He previously taught at Université de Montréal and Université Laval.
- He is the author or editor of 13 books, as well as over 100 journal articles or book chapters and reports for organizations such as UNESCO, the Japan Broadcasting Corporation, the European Broadcasting Union, the Policy Research Secretariat of the Government of Canada, and the Quebec Ministry for Culture and Communication.
Collaborations with other institutions:
- Senior research associate, University of Oxford, Programme on Comparative Media Law and Policy
- Member of the international council of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)
- Past president of the Canadian Communication Association
- Member of several editorial boards
- Served as expert advisor to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage for its study of Canadian broadcasting from 2001 to 2003
- Founding member of an international advocacy campaign for Communication Rights in the Information Society
Areas of interest
Professor Raboy has taught courses on Canadian media institutions, communication policy, cultural development and international communication. His current research has focused on media and communication governance issues in light of increasing globalization.