Making Our Media: Global Initiatives Toward a Democratic Public Sphere, Vol. 1: Creating New Communication Spaces


  • Elizabeth Miller Concordia University



video, community media

Author Biography

Elizabeth Miller, Concordia University

Liz Miller is a documentary maker and professor in Communication Studies at Concordia University, interested in new approaches to community collaborations and documentary as a way to connect personal stories to larger social concerns. Her films on timely issues such as water privatization and immigration have won awards and been integrated into educational curricula and influenced decisions makers. Miller provides training to human rights and womens’ organizations and currently serves on the board of the International Association of Women in Television and Radio. Fifteen years of documentary media experience and a background in political economics, electronic media art, and Latin American studies fuels her ongoing explorations of new media as art, advocacy, and as a powerful educational tool.