Mary Elizabeth ("M.E.") Luka is a Vanier Canada Graduate Scholar and doctoral candidate in the Joint Program in Communication at Concordia University. Her scholarly interests focus on creative citizenship, cultural media production, the creative and cultural industries, and the intersection of the arts, broadcasting and digital production, particularly the role of the artist and producers. M.E. is actively involved as a volunteer for professional and community organizations, including as Vice-Chair for the new provincial arts council, Arts Nova Scotia, as well as an award-winning documentary producer and director for television and the internet, primarily in the arts. She is also a consultant in the non-profit sector for culture, education, and digital media production.