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.
Awards, Grants, and Commissions
SSHRC Partnership Development Grant (2012-2015). Partnership development to explore innovative uses of low cost communication technology for knowledge mobilization in agricultural communities of practice. (Principal Investigator)
Kule Institute for Advanced Study (2011-2012). Environmentally sustainable farming practices through a technology-enhanced community of practice approach (Principal Investigator)
SSHRC Standard Research Grant (2008-2011). Emergency Alerting at Canadian Post-Secondary Educational Institutions (Principal Investigator)
International Development Research Centre (2008-2010). Real-time Biosurveillance Project: Sri Lanka and India. (Co-investigator)
Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada, 2004 Contributions Programme, Prepaid Mobile Phones and Privacy Rights (2004-2006)
International Telecommunications Union, Strategy and Policy Unit, Privacy and Ubiquitous Network Societies Workshop (2005)
European Commission, Digital Business Ecosystem Project, Regulatory Issues Working Group (2004-2006)
Editorial Review Board, Canadian Journal of Communication
Co-Director, Centre for Information and Communication, Van Horne Institute, University of Calgary;
Faculty Advisory Board, The Centre for Innovation Studies (THECIS), University of Calgary.