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Elaine Depow

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Degree Certifications:

PhD candidate at Carleton University in Mass Communications. MA in Public Policy and Public Administration from Concordia University, and a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University in American History and Political Science.

Academic Unit

Career and Professional Development; Faculty of Arts, Department of Political Science

Biography

Elaine Depow is a PhD candidate at Carleton University in Mass (Political) Communications. Her research focuses on the media’s role in American Presidential campaigns. Previously, Elaine obtained a Master’s of Arts in Public Policy and Public Administration from Concordia University, and a Bachelor of Arts from McGill University in American History and Political Science. Elaine has worked in the administrative arm of government, serving as a communications and policy advisor at the Canadian Embassy in Washington DC, the Department of Environment and Statistics Canada . As founder of Jungle Research and Public Affairs, Elaine works as a government relations consultant, advising political action committees and non-for-profit organizations in the development of their media and communications strategies. Elaine's research deals with the media's changing role in American presidential elections, and has, in recent months inspired research trips to presidential libraries across the United States, in such cities as Washington DC, Dallas, and Austin, Texas, Oklahoma City, and south-central California. In 2008-2009, Elaine was the recipient of the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library's research grant. Elaine currently lives in Montreal, and teaches political science and media studies at McGill University.

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