Marian Bredin

Professor, Undergraduate Program Coordinator

Ph.D., Graduate Program in Communications, McGill University.
M.A., Centre for Mass Communication Research, University of Leicester
B.A. (Hons.) Native Studies and Canadian Studies, Trent University

Office: SBH 340
905-688-5550 x4658 

Marian Bredin (PhD McGill University) teaches and researches in the fields of Canadian communication and cultural policy and Indigenous people’s media. She is the Interim Director of the MA in Popular Culture, past Director of the Centre for Canadian Studies, and Editor of the Journal of Canadian Studies

I am interested in supervising projects in the areas of:

  • Indigenous television and film
  • media and cultural policy
  • popular memory
  • cultural heritage in Niagara
  • Canadian popular culture
  • Botterill, J., M. Bredin and T. Dun. (2015) “Millennials’ media use: It’s a matter of time.” Canadian Journal of Communication 40, 3: 537–551
  • Bredin, M. (2015) ‘Who Were We? And What Happened to Us?’: Inuit Memory and Arctic Futures in Igloolik Isuma Film and Video. In S. MacKenzie and A. Westerståhl Stenport (Eds.), Films on Ice: Cinemas of the Arctic. Edinburgh: University of Edinburgh Press, 2015. 33-45.
  • Bredin, M. (Ed.) (2013) Media policy in Canada: Sources for critical analysis. Dubuque, IA: Kendall-Hunt.
  • Bredin, M., S. Henderson and S. Matheson, (Eds). (2012). Canadian television: Text and context. Waterloo, ON: Wilfrid Laurier University Press.
  • Bredin, M. & S. B. Hafsteinsson, (Eds). (2010). Indigenous screen cultures in Canada, Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press.
  • Interdisciplinary Canadian Studies
  • Indigenous People in Media and Popular Culture
  • Communication and Media Policy