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A.V.M. (Stacey) Copeland, Dr

Assistant Professor - Cultural Heritage and Identity, Creative Industries
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Dr. Stacey Copeland is an Assistant Professor of Media Studies at the University of Groningen and an award-winning audio producer located in Groningen, Netherlands. Research interest and expertise include: Podcast Industries, the Politics of Sound, Canadian and U.S. Broadcast History, Media Cultures of Gender and Sexuality, Queer and Feminist Media Activism, Digital Media Platforms and Audio Technologies, Political Phenomenology, Audio Archives and Cultural Heritage, Media Production, and Sensory Ethnography.

She received her Joseph-Armand Bombardier SSHRC-funded Ph.D. at Simon Fraser University’s School of Communication with a research focus on the communication of queer feminist activism and aesthetics in radio and podcasting. Copeland’s work on sound, media and culture has been published in top-ranking journals, including Radio Journal: International Studies in Broadcast & Audio Media and the Canadian Journal of Communication. She has published in various edited collections, co-published open-access guides on academic podcasting and soundscape assessment, and actively works to produce publicly accessible sonic scholarship that bridges research and creative practice.

Additional Roles: She is currently the co-director of Amplify Podcast Network, a scholarly podcasting initiative, and the Co-Chair of  the Radio, Audio Media, and Podcasting Special Interest Group (RAMP SIG) of the Society of Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS).

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Copeland received her Master of Arts from the Ryerson York joint Communication and Culture graduate program where she studied with a focus on radio production, sound studies, media culture and gender studies. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in Radio and Television Arts from Toronto Metropolitan University (formerly Ryerson) with a minor in English and a specialization in audio production for radio, music and film. It was during her Master’s work that Copeland co-founded FemRadio, a Toronto, Canada-based feminist community radio collective. 

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Publications

3QTL: Three Questions about Teaching and Learning

Sustaining Queer Joy and Potentiality: Through Independent Production with Homoground Music Podcast

Lesbian radio radicals and the queer podcast revolution: A political phenomenology of soundwork

What Does the Livable City Sound Like? Analyzing Public Communication in Vancouver, Canada

Why Podcast?: Podcasting as Publishing, Sound-Based Scholarship, and Making Podcasts Count

A Guide to Academic Podcasting

Amplified: An audio blog series about the sounds of scholarship

Indigenizing the national broadcast soundscape – CBC podcast: Missing and Murdered: Finding Cleo

Livable Soundscapes: A Toolkit for Communities

The SpokenWeb Podcast

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