Tamara Shepherd

Pronouns: she/her

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Educational Background

Doctor of Philosophy Communications, Concordia University, 2012

Master of Arts Media Studies, University of Western Ontario, 2007

Honours Bachelor of Science Psychology and English, University of Toronto, 2003


Course number Course title Semester
COMS 203 LEC 01 New Media Winter 2024
COMS 601 SEC 01 Interdisciplinary Approaches To Coms Studies Fall 2023


  • Diversity in Governance. Tamara Shepherd. Handbook of Media and Communication Governance. (2023)
  • Platforms and Power: A Panel Discussion. Bannerman, Sara, Christina Baade, Rena Bivens, Leslie Regan Shade, Tamara Shepherd, & Andrea Zeffiro. Canadian Journal of Communication: Policy Portal . 473-490. (2020)
  • Net Neutrality Regulation and the Participatory Condition. Tamara Shepherd. Internet Policy Review. (2019)
  • Discursive Legitimation in the Cultures of Internet Policymaking. Tamara Shepherd. Communication, Culture & Critique . 231-246. (2018)
  • AI, the persona, and rights. Tamara Shepherd. In Zizi Papacharissi (ed.), A Networked Self and Human Augmentics, Artificial Intelligence, Sentience . 187-200. (2018)
  • Yik Yak: From anonymity to identification. Tamara Shepherd; Christopher Cwynar. In Jeremy Morris and Sara Murray (eds.), Appified . 241-250. (2018)
  • Neocolonial Intimacies. Tamara Shepherd. California Review of Images and Mark Zuckerberg . (2017)
  • When Passion isn’t Enough: Gender, Affect and Credibility in Digital Games Design. Alison Harvey; Tamara Shepherd. International Journal of Cultural Studies . 492-508. (2017)
  • Open Privacy Badges for Digital Policy Literacy. Karen Louise Smith; Leslie Regan Shade; Tamara Shepherd. International Journal of Communication . 2784-2805.. (2017)

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