Marc Raboy

Prof. Marc Raboy is Full Professor and Beaverbrook Chair in Ethics, Media and Communications in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies. His current research looks at media and communication governance issues in light of increasing globalization.

A former journalist in a wide variety of media, Professor Raboy taught previously at the Université de Montréal and Laval University. He is a world-renowned expert on communication policy and Canadian media institutions, and has authored/edited fifteen books and more than one hundred journal articles or book chapters, as well as reports for such organizations 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.

He is a senior research associate in the Programme on Comparative Media Law and Policy at the University of Oxford, member of the international council of the International Association of Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), past president of the Canadian Communication Association, and member of several editorial boards. From 2001 to 2003 he served as expert advisor to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage for its study of Canadian broadcasting. He is also a founding member of an international advocacy campaign for Communication Rights in the Information Society.