Rachel MacNeill

Rachel MacNeill is a second year Master of Arts in Media Studies student at Concordia University. She was awarded the Graduate Fellowship for Ethnic Studies and Society Diversity from Concordia University Faculty of Arts and Science (2013-2014). Her current projects include an analysis of depictions of racialized youth in contemporary Canadian news media and participatory action research with indigenous girls in the Northwest Territories. As a team member of Project Arclight, MacNeill will be contributing to digitizing and archiving historical newspapers and magazines for Arclight’s new web-based research tool as well as research and writing for the Arclight website and symposium.