PhD (City, University of London)
MA (City, University of London)
BA (University of the West Indies (UWI))
Adv. Dipl., Mass Comm. (UWI)
Hopeton Dunn is Professor of Media and Communication and Graduate Co-ordinator in the Media Studies Department, University of Botswana. He is also Senior Research Associate (non resident), School of Communication, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. He served for six years as Director of the Caribbean School of Media and Communication (CARIMAC) at the University of the West Indies (UWI) in Jamaica, and is the Founding Director of the Mona ICT Policy Centre at UWI. Professor Dunn is a former Secretary General of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR), and currently serves as Chair of the Association's international judging panel for the biennial award of the Stuart Hall Prize. He is an active collaborator with UNESCO's Media and Information Literacy (MILL) programme.
Professor Dunn is a Research Fellow of the the Collaboration on International ICT Policy for East and Southern Africa (CIPESA), based in Kampala, Uganda, and a member of the South African Communication Association (SACOMM).
He served for 10 years as Chairman of the regulatory Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica (BCJ), and for a similar period as Chairman of the government's Creative Production and Training Centre (CPTC), during which he established its training arm Media Technology Institute (MTI) and its affiliated cable channel Creative Television (CTV), now called JAMVISION.
Professor Dunn is a Law Magistrate and a Justice of the Peace for Kingston, Jamaica.
Globalisation, Communication and Cultural Identity
Broadcasting Regulatory Reforms
Technology Policy and Development
Media and Information Literacy
New Media and the Global South
New Media and Development Strategies
International and Cross Cultural Communication