Andrea Ruehlicke

Part-time Instructor

Renaissance College



  • BA (Brock University) 2008
  • MA (Brock University) 2010
  • PhD (University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign) 2019

Research interests

  • Taste Cultures
  • Reality Television
  • Digital Labour
  • Identity and the Nation


  • RCLP 1021: Concepts of Enhancing Personal Well-Being


Ruehlicke, A. (2020). “Everything Old is New Again: Reality Television Celebrity, the Hollywood Studio System, and the Battle for Control of One’s Image” Celebrity Studies

Ruehlicke, A. (2019). "This beautiful land we can all proudly call home”: The Amazing Race Canada and the Maintenance of National Myths. In V. Kannen & N. Shyminsky (Eds.), The Spaces and Places of Canadian Popular Culture (pp. 124–133). Toronto: Canadian Scholars Press.