Dr. David Gauntlett
David Gauntlett is Canada Research Chair in Creativity at the Faculty of Communication and Design, Ryerson University, Toronto, where he leads the Creativity Everything lab. He is the author of several books, including Creative Explorations (2007), Making Media Studies (2015), and Making is Connecting (2011, second edition 2018). He has made a number of popular online resources, videos and playthings, and has pioneered creative research and workshop methods. He has worked with a number of the world’s leading creative organisations, including the BBC, the British Library, and Tate. For 12 years he has worked with LEGO and the LEGO Foundation on innovation in creativity, play and learning.
Website at www.davidgauntlett.com, external link, opens in new window includes extensive resources, blog and videos.
|Sociology (first class), University of York, UK, 1992||BA (Hons)|
|Sociology and Women’s Studies, University of Lancaster, UK, 1993||MA|
|Communications Studies, University of Leeds, UK, 1996||PhD|
|CRI 780 Your Creative Self|
|CC 8979 Creativity, Identity, and Making Things Happen|
Cultures of Making
Making is Connecting: The social power of creativity, from craft and knitting to digital everything – Second expanded edition (Polity, 2018).
Making Media Studies: The Creativity Turn in Media and Communications Studies (Peter Lang, 2015).
Making is Connecting: The social meaning of creativity, from DIY and knitting to YouTube and Web 2.0 (Polity, 2011).
— Korean translation published by Samcheolli Publishing, Seoul (2011).
— Italian translation (La società dei makers) published by Marsilio, Rome (2013).
Media Studies 2.0, and Other Battles around the Future of Media Research (Kindle, 2011).
Media, Gender and Identity: Second edition (Routledge, 2008).
Creative Explorations: New approaches to identities and audiences (Routledge, 2007).
Moving Experiences, Second edition: Media effects and beyond (John Libbey, 2005).
Web.Studies, Second edition (Arnold and Oxford University Press, 2004).
Media, Gender and Identity: An Introduction (Routledge, 2002).
Web.Studies: Rewiring Media Studies For The Digital Age (Arnold and Oxford University Press, 2000).
— Chinese translation published in the series ‘Western Journalism and Communications Classics’ by Xinhua Publishing (2003).
TV Living: Television, Culture and Everyday Life (Routledge, 1999). Written with Annette Hill.
Video Critical: Children, The Environment and Media Power (John Libbey, 1997).
Moving Experiences: Understanding Television’s Influences and Effects (John Libbey, 1995).