About Me

Ph.D. (Sociology, McMaster University)

I am an Associate Professor in the School of Journalism & Communication at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. My expertise and areas of publication reflect my interdisciplinary background and interests.


Currently my work focuses on the following topics and themes:

  • Communication & Public Health
  • Public Relations
  • Civil Society & Communication (social movements, charities, NGOs)
  • Public Consultation & Engagement
  • Surveillance

Academic Appointments

2008-Current: Associate Professor, School of Journalism & Communication, Carleton University

2004-08: Assistant Professor, School of Journalism & Communication, Carleton University

2003-04: SSHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Public Policy & Administration, Carleton University

2001-02: Contract Faculty, Arts & Science Programme, McMaster University

Other Appointments

Research Associate – Emergency Communications Research Unit, Carleton University


I’m a dad to 3 great kids, runner, cyclist, and a fan of good music and clever television. Are you on Twitter? You can follow me @josh_greenberg for more information about what I’m reading and writing about, listening to, and watching on TV.