Canada Research Chair in Digital Media & Global Network Society, Carleton University

Merlyna Lim is a Canada Research Chair in Digital Media and Global Network Society and a founding director of AliGN (Alternative Global Network) Media Lab at the School of Journalism and Communication, Carleton University.

Lim has investigated the use of digital media in recent uprisings, including the Arab Spring, the Malaysian Bersih (electoral reform) movement, and populist movements in Indonesia.

She has held positions in Princeton University, Arizona State University, the Royal Netherlands Institute of Southeast Asian and Caribbean Studies (KITLV) and the University of Southern California.

Experience

  • 2014–present
    Canada Research Chair in Digital Media & Global Network Society, Carleton University

Honours

Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists (elected a member)