Mél Hogan

Mél Hogan

Associate Professor

Film and Media


Isabel Bader Centre for the Performing Arts

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Dr. Mél Hogan is the host of The Data Fix podcast (thedatafix.net) and Director of the Environmental Media Lab (EML) (environmentalmedialab.com). As of 2024, she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Film and Media at Queen's University. Dr. Hogan did a research-creation PhD at Concordia University (2012) followed by a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in digital curation at the University of Colorado-Boulder (2012-2014). She held tenure-track positions at IIT in Chicago (2014-2016) and the University of Calgary (2016-2023), before moving to Kingston. Her research focuses on data infrastructure, extractive AI, and genomic media, each understood from within the contexts of planetary catastrophe and collective anxieties about the future. Dr. Hogan has published in New Media & Society, Work organisation, labour & globalisation, Ephemera, First Monday, Big Data and Society, PUBLIC, and more: http://melhogan.com