DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNICATION STUDIES
B.S. Université de Montréal
M.A. Université Laval
Ph.D. Carleton University
In addition to his appointment at Emerson College, Dr. Vincent Raynauld is also Associate Professor in the Département de lettres et communication sociale at Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. He is also serving as a member of the France-based research network Réseau Démocratie Électronique, as a faculty associate in Emerson College's Engagement Lab, as a research associate in the Groupe de Recherche en Communication Politique (GRCP) based in Laval University (Quebec City, Canada), and as an academic adviser for the non-profit research organization Samara in Toronto, Canada. His areas of research interest and publication include political communication, social media, research methods, e-politics, and journalism. He earned his doctorate in Carleton University's School of Journalism and Communication under the supervision of Dr. André Turcotte in October 2013.
Dr. Raynauld has also served as a research consultant for the Senate of Canada. At the request of Senator Pierre de Bané, he released in October 2012 an extensive study of the structure of the flagship nightly newscasts of CBC/Radio-Canada in Canada.
A native of Montréal (Québec, Canada), Dr. Raynauld speaks and writes fluently in French and English.
Giasson, T., V. Raynauld and C. Darisse (2011), “Hypercitizens from a Distinct Society: Characterizing Quebec’s Political Bloggers' Online and Offline Political Involvement”, International Journal of Interactive Communication Systems and Technologies 1(2): 29-45.
Raynauld, V., T. Giasson and C. Darisse (2011), “Constitution of Representative and Reliable Web-Based Research Samples: Identifying the Opportunities and Challenges of Studying Citizen-Driven Political Blogs”, Graduate Journal of Social Science 8(3): 65-92.
Giasson, T., C. Darisse and V. Raynauld (2013), “Politique PQ 2.0 : Qui Sont les Blogueurs Politiques Québécois?”, Politique et Sociétés 32(3): 3-28.
Raynauld, V. and J. Greenberg (2014), “Tweet, Click, Vote: Twitter and the 2010 Ottawa Municipal Election”, Journal of Information Technology & Politics 11(4): 412-434.
Turcotte, A. and V. Raynauld (2014), “Boutique Populism: The Emergence of the Tea Party Movement in the Age of Digital Politics” in Lees-Marshment, J., B. Conley and K. Cosgrove, Political Marketing in the U.S., Routledge.
Raynauld, V. (2015), “The Blog Is Dead, Long Live the (Micro)Blog! Unpacking Dynamics in Political Blogging during #elxn42” in Marland, A. and T. Giasson, Canadian Election Analysis: Communication, Strategy, and Democracy, UBC Press.
Raynauld, V. and E. Richez (2015), “Obligation, Service, and/or Opportunity? Canadian MPs’ Choice of Language in Digital Constituent Outreach”, Political Marketing Politique (6)1.
Raynauld, V., M. Lalancette and S. Tourigny-Kone (2016), “Political Protest 2.0: Social Media and the 2012 Student Strike in the Province of Quebec, Canada”, French Politics, 14(1), 1–29.
Raynauld, V. (2016), “Debats televises des chefs Durant les campagnes electorales au Canada : Une formule a reviser”, Policy Options Politiques.
Washburn, R. and V. Raynauld (2016), Journalism on the Ground in Southern Ontario. In Gasher, M., C. Brin, C. Crowther, G. King, E. Salamon and S. Thibault (eds.). Deliberation, Diversity and Dollars: Public Strategies for Journalism in the Canadian Media Ecology, University of Toronto Press.
McKelvey, F., M. Côté, and V. Raynauld (accepted by the editors), “Scandals and Screenshots: Social Media Elites in Canadian Politics” in Marland, A., T. Giasson and A. Lawlor. Political Elites in Canada Power and Influence in Instantaneous Times, UBC Press
Raynauld, V., E. Richez and K. Morris Boudreau (2017), “Canada is #IdleNoMore: Exploring Dynamics of Indigenous Political and Civil Protest in the Twitterverse”, Information, Communication and Society, Online First.
Awards & Honors
Carleton University scholarship for academic excellence
Carleton University departmental scholarship
Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada graduate doctoral fellowship
David and Rachel Epstein scholarship for outstanding graduate students at Carleton University
Carleton University Senate medal
Emerson College Research Grant ($2,000)
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Insight Development grant with Dr. Emmanuelle Richez ($62,646)
University of Windsor HSSRG research grant with Dr. Emmanuelle Richez ($5,000)
FAHSS SRF Project Development Award with Dr. Emmanuelle Richez ($5,000)
Political Campaign Strategy
Political Campaigns and Social Media