Prof. Gertrude Robinson, Ph.D. - Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor - Summer term 1995

Gertrude Robinson is an emeritus professor of media studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada and was the president of the Canadian Communication Association from 1980 until 1982; she was also the director of the International Association for Media and Communication Research. In addition to her research work, she is renowned for her commitment to national and international organisations of communication and media studies, including her work at the new agencies in world reporting UNESCO project in 1978. She was also a co-editor of the Canadian Journal of Communication from 1987 till 1993 and has won several awards for her research work.

Areas of Expertise

  • Media systems in comparison
  • New technologies and global communication
  • Audience behaviour and gender
  • Journalists in Canada

Courses and Lectures as Marie Jahoda Visiting Professor
Frauen, Medien und Feminismus im internationalen Vergleich
Course, Ruhr University Bochum, summer term 1995, Wednesday, 2–4 p.m., GA 04/711

Frauen, Medien und Feminismus im internationalen Vergleich
Lecture, Ruhr University Bochum, 22 June 1995, 4–6 p.m., HZO 70

Selected Publications
Robinson, Gertrude J. 1995. A 20 Year Assessment: Women’s Contributions to the Canadian Media Professions.Medien-Journal 19 (2): 27–28.

Robinson, Gertrude. 1995. East Germany. In Glasnost and After: Media and Change in Central and Eastern Europe, ed. by David Paletz, Karol Jakubowicz and Pavao Novosel. 173–197. Cresskill: Hampton Press.

Robinson, Gertrude and Dieta Siext. Eds. 1990. Women and Power: Canadian and German Experiences. Montreal: McGill University.