Stuart R. Poyntz
Stuart R. Poyntz is Professor and Director of the School of Communication and a Director of the Community Engaged Research Initiative (CERi) at Simon Fraser University. His work in participatory research has largely involved teenagers in informal learning spaces and art institutes. He has been a Visiting Scholar at Queensland University of Technology, Griffith University, Hong Kong Baptist University and the University of British Columbia, and was President of the Association for Research in Cultures of Young People.
Stuart’s research addresses children’s media cultures, theories of public life, social care and urban youth cultures. He has published four books and is co-author of the forthcoming monograph, Youthsites: Histories of Creativity, Care and Learning in the City (Oxford UP). He has also published widely in national and international peer-reviewed journals, including Oxford Review of Education, Popular Culture, Journal of Children and Media, Canadian Journal of Communication, Cultural Studies, Studies in Social Justice, Journal of Youth Studies, Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies, and in various edited collections.