Associate Professor

T: 778-782-7583
E: gmccarro@sfu.ca
Room: HC2409

Full CV and Profile

Gary McCarron

Health studies; film studies; history & theory of communication; privacy & technology; advertising & consumer culture.

Education

  • 1998 Ph.D. Program for Social and Political Thought, York University, Canada
  • 1985 M.A. Interdisciplinary Studies, York University, Canada
  • 1981 B.A. English Literature and Communication Studies, Simon Fraser University, Canada.

publications

  • McCarron, Gary. (2008). Undecided Stories: Alfred Hitchcock’s Blackmail and the Problem of Moral Agency. Canadian Journal of Communication 33(No. 1).
  • McCarron, Gary. (2007). The Moral Politics of Hope. Bad Subjects, 78, 2007. http://bad.eserver.org/issues/2007/78/
  • McCarron, Gary. Penance. Queen’s Quarterly , Vol. 110, No. 3, 2003.
  • McCarron, Gary. Justice. Queens Quarterly , Vol. 110, No. 1, 2003.
  • McCarron, Gary. Moralizing Uncertainty: Faith and Suspicion in Alfred Hitchcock’s Suspicion . Canadian Journal of Communication, Vol. 27, 47 – 62, 2002.
  • McCarron, Gary. (2001). Divine Gratitude: Almight Thanks. Journal of Mundane Behavior, 2:2, 245-258.
  • McCarron, Gary. (1999). Pixel Perfect: Towards a Political Economy of Digital Fidelity. Canadian Journal of Communication, Vol. 24, 221-241.
  • McCarron, Gary. (1999). Teaching What Cannot Be Known: The Political Economy of Uncertainty. Academic Exchange Quarterly, Vol. 3, Issue 2 (Summer), 32-39.
  • Hill, C., and McCarron, Gary. (1995). Evaluation of the Red Cross Child Abuse Prevention Program for Adolescents. Report to the Family Violencee Prevention Division of Health Canada.

research

  • Health studies
  • Film studies
  • History & theory of communication
  • Privacy & technology
  • Advertising & consumer culture