Assistant Professor, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta
Rob McMahon, PhD is an Assistant Professor with the Master of Arts in Communication and Technology (MACT) in the Faculty of Extension. He holds a doctorate in Communication Studies from Simon Fraser University. His PhD dissertation “Digital Self-Determination: Indigenous Peoples and the Network Society in Canada” was awarded the Dean of Graduate Studies Convocation Medal from the Faculty of Art, Communication and Technology. After he completed his PhD, Rob worked for two years as a postdoctoral researcher with the First Nations Innovation Project at the University of New Brunswick. He also co-founded the First Mile Connectivity Consortium, a national nonprofit association of community-based Indigenous broadband providers. Dr. McMahon teaches COMM 506 Strategic Communications and COMM 509 Seminar in Research Design.
Research Topical Session 3: Access and Opportunity in Emerging Markets
Monday, 22 January 2018