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Sheenagh Pietrobruno
Associate Professor
613-236-1393, ext. : 2456
GIG 259

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Dr. Sheenagh Pietrobruno is an Associate Professor in Social Communication in the Faculty of Human Sciences. She was a Visiting Professor (2018) in the Department of Social Change and Culture (ISAK) at Linköping University. She has been awarded previous research fellowships at the Department of Sociology, Goldsmiths/University of London, at the Advanced Cultural Studies Institute of Sweden (ACSIS)/ Linköping University and at the McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC). Pietrobruno was also awarded the Muriel Gold Visiting Professor Position at the Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies (IGSF) at McGill University and the Scientist-in-Residence position at Gendup: Centre for Gender Studies at the University of Salzburg. Her areas of research in media and communication studies include gender, intangible heritage, museum studies, digital media, social media, media archaeology, media theory, photography and visual studies. Her pioneering work in digital media and intangible heritage led to an invitation by the Commission of the European Union to give a plenary inspirational talk on her research at the Prague Global Platform on the Future of Heritage (2019). She is the author of Salsa and Its Transnational Moves (Rowman and Littlefield, 2006). Sheenagh Pietrobruno is a dance critic and journalist whose reviews and articles are featured in magazines such as Dance International and Dance Current.