School of Arts and Cultures

Staff Profiles

Dr Tina Sikka

Lecturer in Media and Cultural Studies

Background

Dr. Tina Sikka is currently a Lecturer in Media, Culture and Heritage at the University of Newcastle in the UK. She previously taught Communication and other Social Science courses at Fraser International College, Simon Fraser University and other institutions across the Lower Mainland, British Columbia. Dr. Sikka completed a 2 year SSHRC Postdoctoral Fellowship at Simon Fraser University in 2012 after completing a PhD. in Communication and Culture from York University in Toronto, Canada in 2008.

Teaching

Lecturer, 2017-Present, Newcastle University, UK

Media, Culture and Heritage

 

Lecturer, 2010-2016, Fraser International College at Simon Fraser University

Introduction to Communication

Communication and Social Change

 

Lecturer, Simon Fraser University

Technology and Gender (2013-2015)

Introduction to Communication Studies (2010-2012)

Introducing to Mass Communication (2012)

Social Dimensions of Advertising (2012)

 

Lecturer, Simon Fraser University, Fraser International College

Social Dimensions of Advertising (2010)

Introduction to Mass Communication (2010)

 

Lecturer, Simon Fraser University, Fraser International College, University of the Fraser Valley

Introduction to Mass Communication (2010)

Media and Audiences (2010)

Political Economy (2010)

 

Lecturer, Simon Fraser University and Fraser International College

International Communication (2009)

Introduction to Communication (2009)

 

TA, Simon Fraser University

Social Production of Popular Music (2009)

Media and Audiences (2009)

Introduction to Communication (2007, 2008)

Social Design (2007, 2008)

 

Course Director, York University

Communication Theory; 3rd year (2006-2007)

 

TA, York University

Introduction to Communication (2006)

Technology and Culture/New Media (2004-2007)

 

RA, York University

Supervisor: Dr. Myles Ruggles.

Intellectual property rights, philosophy of bioinformatics, genetic modification of foodcrops (corn) in Mexico (2004-2007).

 

RA, York University

Supervisor: Dr. Rosemary Coombe

Restructured Dr. Coombe’s doctoral course in cultural studies and her graduate course on transnationalism (2006-2007).

 

TA, Carleton University

Introduction to Mass Communication (2003-2004)

 

TA, Simon Fraser University

Introduction to Communication (2002)

Readings in Marshall McLuhan (2003)

Qualitative Methodologies (2003)

Publications