Patrick Brodie

Patrick Brodie


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Patrick Brodie (he/him) is a media scholar and FRQSC Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Art History and Communication Studies at McGill University. He is also a 2021-2022 Scholar in Residence at Concordia's School of Irish Studies. He completed his PhD in Film and Moving Image Studies at Concordia. 

His research broadly focuses on the environmental politics of media, data centres, and energy infrastructures. His current postdoctoral project confronts the cross-border politics of data and energy in Ireland through the lens of supply chain justice and green extractivism, with attention to the postcolonial residues and environmental struggles of rural communities. He is currently working on a manuscript, based on his doctoral research, entitled Wild Tides: Media Infrastructure and Financial Crisis in Ireland. His research has appeared and is forthcoming in New Media and Society, Information, Communication, and Society, Media, Culture, and Society, Culture Machine, Environment and Planning E: Nature and Space, among other venues. He has written editorials on data and energy politics in The Irish Times,, and Rupture: Eco-Socialist Quarterly. He is a member of the Grierson Research Group at McGill. 

Patrick Brodie was the co-founder and former organizer of the Works-in-Progress series. He was part of the organizing committee for The Labour in Media (Studies) Conference.

PhD in Film and Moving Image Studies | Concordia University | Montreal - Canada | Started 2016

MA in Film Studies | Columbia University | New York - US | 2016

BS in Film and Video | Drexel University | Philadelphia - US | 2014