Ron Burnett

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Ron Burnett (1947) is an author, professor and the president and vice-chancellor Emeritus of Emily Carr University of Art and Design.


Burnett was born 24 May 1947 in London, England.[1][2]

In 1981, he received a PhD in communications studies from McGill University. Following this, he was the director of the communications program at McGill University.[3][4][5]


Burnett is the author of Cultures of Vision: Images, Media and the Imaginary,[6] published by Indiana University Press in 1995 and How Images Think published by MITPress.[7] He is the editor of Explorations in Film Theory published in 1991 by Indiana University Press.[8] He is the author of over 150 published articles and book chapters.

He is an adjunct professor at York University, and is one of the founders of Canadian Film Studies through a journal that he developed and edited, Ciné-Tracts, from 1976 until 1982.[9]

Dr. Burnett completed twenty-two years as President and Vice-Chancellor at ECUAD and is now President Emeritus and Professor of New Media[10] Carr University new campus Carr University new campus Check |url= value (help). Missing or empty |title= (help)


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  1. ^ Scot Peacock (1998). Contemporary Authors. Gale / Cengage Learning. ISBN 978-0-7876-1183-5.
  2. ^ Elizabeth Lumley (2002). The Canadian Who's who. University of Toronto Press.
  3. ^ Janine Marchessault; Susan Lord (20 June 2008). Fluid Screens, Expanded Cinema. University of Toronto Press. pp. 443–. ISBN 978-1-4426-9178-0.
  4. ^ "McGill Alumni".
  5. ^ Melvin L. Alexenberg (2008). Educating Artists for the Future: Learning at the Intersections of Art, Science, Technology, and Culture. Intellect Books. pp. 339–. ISBN 978-1-84150-191-8.
  6. ^ "Cultures of Vision".
  7. ^ "How Images Think".
  8. ^ Burnett, Ron, ed. (22 February 1991). "Explorations in Film Theory: Selected Essays from Cine-tracts". Indiana University Press – via Amazon.
  9. ^ "Brown Digital Repository - Collection - Ciné-Tracts".
  10. ^ "Emily Carr University unveils design for Great Northern Way campus".
  11. ^ General, The Office of the Secretary to the Governor. "The Governor General of Canada".
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  13. ^ "Board of Governors - Emily Carr University of Art + Design".
  14. ^ "B.C. academic to get French honours" by Marsha Lederman, The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 3 June 2010.
  15. ^ General, The Office of the Secretary to the Governor. "The Governor General of Canada".
  16. ^ Canadian Academy of Arts "Members since 1880" Check |url= value (help). Retrieved 31 December 2013.
  17. ^ "Governor General Announces 90 New Appointments to the Order of Canada". 30 December 2013.
  18. ^ "Government of British Columbia announces sixteen new appointments to the Order of BC, Canada". 15 June 2015.

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