Associate Dean (Undergraduate Education & Student Affairs), Faculty of Communication & Design, Ryerson University

Ivor Shapiro Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs in the Faculty of Communication and Design, and a full professor at Ryerson University’s School of Journalism. He teaches ethics, media law and feature writing, and conducts research into journalists’ professional identity and values. He leads the Canadian Worlds of Journalism Study, funded by a SSHRC Insight Grant. Ivor is the past chair of the ethics advisory committee of the Canadian Association of Journalism, and founding editor of Prior to coming to Ryerson, he was a magazine journalist; he was a contributing editor of Saturday Night magazine and managing editor of Chatelaine. Examples of, and links to, his work, may be found at


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    Associate Dean, Undergraduate Education and Student Affairs, Ryerson University