Teaching & Research Interests
- Creative city, creative industries, creative problem solving, creative leadership, innovation management
- Applying creative problem solving to resolve community challenges in the creative industries and creative city. Helping cultural not-for-profits envision their future and achieve their goals through consulting-style services in creativity training, innovation management, community outreach, and strategic planning.
"Creative Colouring Project". Sheridan College. SRCA Growth Grant. $5,000. 2016.
Brandon McFarlane (Principle Investigator), Devin Murray, Kristine Villeneuve.
"Breaking Through Barriers to Gender Equity in Canadian Film". Sheridan College. SRCA Growth Grant. $5,000. 2018.
Brandon McFarlane (Principle Investigator), Laura Chute, Rosie Daniels, Aisling Flynn-Post.
"Mobilizing Social Innovation to Train the Next Generation of Theatre Entrepeneurs". NSERC. College and Community Social Innovation Fund. $240,000. 2018.
Brandon McFarlane (Principle Investigator), Co-Applicants: Dr. Glenn Clifton, Dr. Catherine Hale, Dr. Michael McNamara, Jennifer Phenix. Collaborators: Carly Chamberlain, Tom Arthur Davis, Dr. Patrice Esson, Lucy Eveleigh, Tanisha Taitt. Project Managers: Paola Di Barbora, Kate Dockeray Research Assistants: Kayden Chan, Rosie Daniels, Faizal Eidoo, Jacquelyn Ferguson, Brittany German, Sandra Ghobrial, Steven Grabell, Lynne Li, Anthony Marcelino, Robyn Miller, Lexy Pakenham-Troth, Karly-Anna O’Brien, Michaella Pannu, Shanil Patel, Ayesha Qamar, Declan Rolph, Michael Rugo, Tanisha Taitt, Aura Torres, Victoria Webb, Sarah Whang, Matthew Wong, Taylor Zantingh .
"Remaking Critical Theory". Sheridan College, SSHRC. SRCA Growth Grant, SSHRC Explore Grant. $10,000. 2020.
Brandon McFarlane (Principle Investigator), Marco Cibola, Dr. Catherine Hale, Dr. Alexander Hollenberg, Hyein Lee.
"Children's Book Jam". Sheridan College, SSHRC. SRCA Growth Grant, SSHRC Explore Grant. $10,000. 2021-.
Brandon McFarlane (Co-Investigator), Dr. Kylie Hartley (PI), Mahak Jain, Dr. Owen Percy.