Ken Rogers is Associate Director of the MBA Program in Arts Media and Entertainment. He is also Associate Dean, Research at York’s School of the Arts, Media, Performance, and Design (AMPD). He is the author of The Attention Complex (Palgrave Macmillan 2014) and has published on the social and cultural impact of art, media art, and emerging media technology. His current research focuses on the fields of cultural policy, media policy, and media industry studies.
A member of the City of Toronto’s Film, Television and Digital Media Board, Ken is also on the steering committee of Digital Media at the Crossroads (DM@X), and a member of York University pan-faculty Strategic Entrepreneurship Council at Innovation York. He is a founder and a core faculty member of AMPD’s new BFA in Media Arts. Ken is chair of the advisory board for York @ Cinespace, a 6,000 square-foot film studio at Cinespace’s Kipling facility, an industry-academic partnership offering world-class job shadowing and experiential education opportunities in the screen industries to York students.