Ki Wight

Ki Wight is a critical media studies scholar whose work looks at the relationship between media education, media culture and systems of oppression. She is a long-time media, gender, queer, and interdisciplinary studies educator, having worked as a full time instructor since 2009 at Capilano University in the Schools of Communications, Motion Picture Arts, Women’s and Gender Studies and Interdisciplinary Studies. In addition to teaching, Ki is a SSHRC Doctoral Fellow and a PhD candidate in the Equity Studies Stream of the Educational Theory and Practice Program in the Faculty of Education at SFU. Additionally, Ki is a 2020-2021 recipient of a Capilano University Paid Educational Leave Award, and a 2019 recipient of the Capilano University Teaching Innovation Fund Award for the development of a digital antiracism education resource hub. Before teaching at Capilano University, Ki was a film and television producer and executive for Canadian and international productions. Her research and teaching passionately engages critical and decolonial pedagogy, anti-oppressive education practices, critical race and critical whiteness studies, feminist and queer theory, and cultural studies.

  • Area(s) of Interest: Other
  • Current Profession: Professor
  • Company/Employer: Capilano University
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