Director of the Visual Media Workshop @KwantlenU
Lead researcher of Making Selfies/Making Self
Faculty, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey BC
Katie Warfield is faculty in the Department of Journalism and Communication at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Surrey BC. She is director of the Visual Media Workshop and lead researcher for the Making Selfies/Marking Self Research Project, which explores the production and curation of the visual self by diverse groups of people via social media. She teaches classes in communication theory, popular culture, and media and diversity. Her interests in interdisciplinary design and visual culture emerge from academic training and professional experience with cultural policy, cultural studies, architecture, urban design, and fashion design. She proudly integrates visual, post structural, phenomenological, feminist and gender studies theory and methods into just about everything she's teaching and writing right now.