Dr. Samita  Nandy

Dr. Samita Nandy

Dr. Samita Nandy is the Director of the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies (CMCS) and writes as a cultural critic on fame. She has been featured in many media outlets including CBC TV and the Globe and Mail. Her work has been published in books "The Performance of Celebrity" and "The Emotions Industry." Her forthcoming book "Fame in Hollywood North: A Theoretical Guide to Celebrity Cultures in Canada" will be published in 2015. Samita earned her PhD in media and celebrity culture from the Department of Media and Information at Curtin University, Australia. She is based in Toronto.