James Cullingham

James Cullingham is an educator, award winning documentary filmmaker, a widely published writer and seasoned national broadcaster. He is a professor of Communication Arts and English and Liberal Studies at Seneca College (Seneca@York) in Toronto. He has served as an executive producer with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) and has made documentaries in Canada, the United States, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Pakistan.

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photo by Peter Atto

His documentaries concerning social justice, politics, history and popular culture have been screened around the world. Cullingham has been published by Canada’s leading newspapers and magazines. He regularly appears as a guest on Canadian public affairs television and radio programs.

Cullingham was born in Toronto in 1954. He grew up there, in Florida and Switzerland where he completed high-school. With fifteen years of international experience in broadcasting and filmmaking under his belt, Cullingham resumed graduate studies in 2003. In addition to his Seneca College duties, he is currently a doctoral candidate in history at Toronto’s York University. He is now completing his dissertation, Scars of Empire: A Juxtaposition of Duncan Campbell Scott and Jacques Soustelle. In 2005, Cullingham earned a Masters degree in history at the University of Toronto.  He completed his undergraduate studies at Trent University in Peterborough, Ontario with an Honour’s Degree in Native Studies and French.

Cullingham is fluent in French and has a working knowledge of Spanish. He is an accomplished wilderness canoeist and avid hiker.

(photo by Peter Atto)

5 Responses to “James Cullingham”

  1. Peter Reynolds Says:

    A man after my own heart! Hi there!

  2. Michael Says:

    Haven’t heard a thing about your career before, but, are you the James Cullingham who was at De La Salle in about 1973-4?

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