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Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts
November 22, 2014

Canadian Excellence
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Dr. Jade Miller

Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Email: jamiller@wlu.ca


Office Location: 3-151 DAWB
Office Hours: Fall 2014: Thursdays 2:45 - 3:45pm
Academic Background

Mellon Postdoctoral Fellowship: Tulane University, Communication

PhD, MA: University of Southern California,Annenberg School for Communication, Communication

BA: New York University, Art History

Biography

Dr. Miller works on the political economy of creative production, global media flows, and cultural/media industry development. She is particularly interested in creative industries in the context of urban and regional agglomeration and the development of global cities, including studies of cultural industries policy from the micro to macro level.

She is working on a book project onthe development of cultural industry hubs outside of dominant global cultural industry networks, with a focus on policy, new technologies, and alternative global connections in financing and distribution. This book has as its key case study the development and shifting shape of the robust Nigerian video film industry, known popularly as Nollywood. She is also working on a research project on the geography of Hollywood location shooting in New Orleans and the drawing of touring networks in the North American music industry.

Her website is www.jade-miller.com