Bio

 

Amélie Lemieux, Ph.D., is Assistant Professor of Literacy and Technology Education at Mount Saint Vincent University. She completed a SSHRC Bombardier-funded PhD in Literacy and Education at McGill University and a Postdoctoral Fellowship at Brock University’s Centre for Research in Multiliteracies with Dr. Jennifer Rowsell. Her research interests include: digital literacy practices and maker education informed by phenomenological and posthumanist perspectives. A Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal Recipient (Quebec) for academic excellence and community engagement, she received SSHRC and FRQSC funding to investigate digital literacy practices and meaning-making processes. Her combined work in multimodality and literacy has allowed her to raise federal funding, a 2018 McGill award for research advances in the field of education, a 2017 McGill award for community engagement, as well as the Tim Casgrain Award for excellence and innovation in literacy research.

2018- Assistant Professor of Literacies, Faculty of Education, Mount Saint Vincent University

2018 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Centre for Research in Multiliteracies, Brock University

Advisor: Jennifer Rowsell (Brock, Multimodality)

2017. Ph.D., Curriculum and Literacy, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University         

Title: Re/defining reading engagement: Using Aesthetigrams to map adolescents’ responses to literature and film

Advisors: Boyd White (McGill supervisor, Aesthetics)
Ralf St. Clair (University of Victoria, Literacies)
Nathalie Lacelle (UQÀM, Multimodality)
Christian Ehret (McGill, Multimodality)
Bronwen Low (McGill, Literacies)
Giuliana Cuccinelli (Concordia, Multimodality)
External: Kate Pahl (Manchester Metropolitan, Literacies)

2013 M.A., Education and Society, Department of Integrated Studies in Education, McGill University

Advisor: Boyd White (McGill, Aesthetics)
External: Anthony Paré (UBC, Literacies)

2011 B.A. Hons., French Literature and Translation, Department of French Literature and Translation, McGill University