Kim Sawchuk

Kim Sawchuk, Principal Investigator of the Ageing + Communication + Technologies (ACT) team, is a Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Concordia University, the Concordia University Research Chair in Mobile Media Studies, and the Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies in the Faculty of Arts and Science. Sawchuk has been writing on age, ageing and its cultural impact since 1996. She is most well-known for her research on “seniors and cell phones” conducted with Dr. Barbara Crow of York University as well her research-creation work in Critical Disability Studies. Sawchuk is also a co-founder of the Mobile Media Lab (York-Concordia), located in Concordia’s Department of Communication Studies. She recently edited Ageing Media Technologies, a special issue of the Romanian Journal of Communications (2016) and is the co/editor of the forthcoming collection Game-Based Learning Across the Lifespan, Springer Press. In addition to her academic research, Sawchuk founded Studio XX, a feminist research and media arts centre in Montreal.