Candis Callison

Board Member

Candis Callison is an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Journalism at UBC.

Her research and teaching are focused on changes to media practices and platforms, journalism ethics, the role of social movements in public discourse and understanding how issues related to science and technology become meaningful for diverse publics.

Callison’s book, How Climate Change Comes to Matter: The Communal Life of Facts, brings together the work of science journalists, scientists and three distinct social groups that are outside environmental movement and policy frameworks in an American context.

Candis leads a research team on Arctic Journalism, which is investigating changes to professional norms, practices and standards for Canadian Arctic journalists working in an era of environmental change and global audiences. Candis is Tahltan, an Indigenous people located in Northwestern British Columbia.

She lives in Vancouver with her husband and two amazing kids.