Gordon Gow, University of Alberta

Associate Professor Extension Edmonton, Alberta ggow@ualberta.ca Office: (780) 492-6111

Bio/Research

Gordon Gow is Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the Graduate Program in Communications and Technology (MACT) in the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta. From 2003-2006 he was lecturer in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics,...

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Bio/Research

Gordon Gow is Associate Professor of Communication and Director of the Graduate Program in Communications and Technology (MACT) in the Faculty of Extension at the University of Alberta. From 2003-2006 he was lecturer in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics, where he was Director of the Graduate Programme in Media and Communications Regulation and Policy. Dr. Gow is also affiliated with the Centre for Policy Research on Science and Technology (CPROST) at Simon Fraser University.

Dr. Gow’s research interests revolve around the impact of social media and other new communication technologies in the areas of public safety, public health, and community engagement. His current projects include a SSHRC Partnership Development Grant on using low-cost communication technologies to support agricultural communities of practice in Sri Lanka.


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