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Department of Media Studies

A bridge between thinking and practicing media

Department Faculty:

  • Robin Davies
  • Joy Gugeler
  • Ravindra Mohabeer, Ph.D.
  • Debra Pentecost, Ph.D. Chair
  • Doug Stetar
  • Alanna Williams
  • Department Technician:

  • Chris Alemany
  • Contract Faculty:

  • Ashley Blacquiere
  • Richard Boyce
  • Affiliated Faculty:

  • Daniel Burgoyne
    x Daniel Burgoyne

    Daniel Borgoyne, Chair, Department of English, VIU, developed INTR 100, “Popular Culture and University Writing” and INTR 101, “Digital Media and Literature,” with Media Studies faculty member, Doug Stetar. Daniel is often engaged in co-teaching these INTR course offerings. http://english.viu.ca/daniel-burgoyne

  • Kevin Mazutinec
    x Kevin Mazutinec
  • Honourary Associate:

  • Marshall Soules
  • Support Staff

  • Ros Davies
    x Ros Davies

    Ros.Davies@viu.ca

    (250) 740-6180

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    Robin Davies

    Robin Davies

     Areas of focus

    • Sound design, audio editing, electronic music
    • Programming/coding, with a focus on creativity and generative art
    • Interactivity, particularly the construction of aural/visual instruments
    •  DJ/remix culture, appropriation, collaboration, performance and play

     

    Teaching focus

    • Web Production
    • Video Production
    • Motion Media
    • Project Management
    • Programming

     

    Education

    Bachelor of Music, McGill University
    MA, McGill University

     

    Robin studied Double Bass and Music Technology at McGill’s Schulich School of Music. His interests include the utilization of the human voice in auditory storytelling, sound design for visual art, the construction and use of software-based musical instruments for live electronic music performance, and helping others embrace technology for use in their creative endeavours. Robin’s sound design and remix work can be heard on releases from Phoenicia Publishing, Six Records, Maple Music, Ad Noiseam, and Sunchaser Pictures.