FORA.tv Speaker - Alex Sevigny
Alexandre Sévigny, PhD, APR, MCIPR, is a tenured associate professor of communication studies and communication management at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. He is currently the Director of the Master of Communications Management Program, offered in partnership between McMaster University and the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He also holds secondary appointments in several other units at McMaster: the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience and Behaviour, the Department of French and the McMaster Health Forum in the Faculty of Health Sciences.
He has been quite involved in the Macedonian community. In Spring of 2013, He organized an official visit of Dr. Gjorge Ivanov, President of the Republic of Macedonia and First Lady Maja Ivanova, to McMaster University in collaboration with the former Macedonian Ambassador to Canada, His Excellency Ljuben Tevdovski. In August of 2013, Alexandre lectured in President Ivanov’s Summer School for Young Leaders on the topic of social media strategy and management in Ohrid, Macedonia. He provides mentorship to young Macedonian students at McMaster University and elsewhere as they forge careers in communications. He has also participated in the North American-Macedonian scholars conference and published scholarly articles on the Macedonian language.
Alexandre’s research focuses on the study of communication theory and human communication applied to the practice of public relations and communications management and reputation management. He founded and is currently co-director of the COMM-Lab: McMaster Communication Metrics Laboratory. Alexandre is the founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of Professional Communication (JPC) – an international scholary and professional journal for practitioners, journalists, policy makers and academics. He also co-founded the McMaster Journal of Communication, a peer-reviewed, graduate student journal of which he has been faculty editor for the past ten years.
08.07.16 | 00:55:19 min
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