David Clearwater

Associate Professor

B.A. (Urban and Regional Studies)
BFA (Art)
M.A. (Communications)
Ph.D. (Communications)


Born in Edmonton and raised in Lethbridge, David pursued Visual Art and Urban Studies degrees at the UofL. He completed a Masters degree at the Graduate Program in Communications, McGill University and earned his PhD. from McGill in 2006. David began teaching at the UofL in 2001.

David’s research interests revolve around media, pop culture, persuasion, and propaganda, with a specific interest in games and war. He has been working on a long-term project documenting the evolution of the military-themed shooter videogame genre.