James Piecowye thinking out loud

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James Piecowye

James David Dean Piecowye

Zayed University

Box 19282, Dubai

United Arab Emirates


Zayed University / Associate Professor

August 2000 – PRESENT,  Dubai, United Arab Emirates

-Faculty Member in the College of Communication and Media Sciences

-Internship Coordinator for CCMS, Dubai

-Chair of the Student Media Editorial Board

Vanier College /Instructor

MONTH 1998 – May  2000,  Montreal, Quebec, Canada

-Taught Ethics and World Views courses

SUNY Plattsburgh / Visiting Assistant Professor

August  1998 – September  1999,  Plattsburgh, New York


Arabian Radio Network DubaiEye 103.8 FM / Nightline Producer and Presenter

September 2006 – Present,  Dubai, United Arab Emirates

-Produce and present 6 hours of talk radio a week


St. Remy Multi Media / Assistant Editor

March 1996 -April  1998,  Montreal, Quebec

-Worked on the Time-Life Home Repair and Improvement re-write



University of Montreal / PhD (Communication)

2003,  Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Dissertation: The Contradictions of Culture and Commerce in Telefilm Canada’s Feature Film Fund 1981-1998

Concordia University / MA (Political Science, Public Policy and Administration)

1994,  Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Carleton University / BA Honours (Mass Communication)

1990,  Ottawa, Ontario, Canada