Low, Brian J. 1950-

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LOW, Brian J. 1950-

PERSONAL: Born July 8, 1950, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; son of Noble (a furniture manufacturer) and June (a homemaker; maiden name, Minnes) Low; children: Tristan J. Ethnicity: "Scots-Irish." Education: University of British Columbia, B.Ed., 1989, Ph.D., 1999.

ADDRESSES: Office—c/o Department of Educational Studies, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, instructor, 1994–98; National Hua Qiao University, Quanzhou, China, instructor, 1999–2002; Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, instructor, 2002; Oxbridge University, Beijing, China, instructor, 2002–03. Presenter of The English Café, a radio program broadcast in China.


NFB Kids: Portrayals of Children by the National Film Board of Canada, 1939–1989, Wilfrid Laurier University Press (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada), 2002.

This Beautiful Country: Speechwriting in English for Chinese Middle Schools, Colleges, and Universities, in press.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on Rockefeller philanthropies, media, and childhood.