Michelle Stack is the author of Global University Ranking and the Mediatization of Higher Education, and she is editor of a second upcoming book on university rankings and journal impact factors. Michelle has led several courses and workshops focused on building the capacity of scholars and scholar-practitioners to engage media to expand policy debates. She has also led community engaged research using photovoice and video, and won the 2017 Killam Award for Teaching. She is a public commentator on education and former senior policy advisor. Prof. Stacks’ central research interest concerns how people, knowledge and institutions are categorized and the influence of these categorizations on our ability to grapple with “wicked problems” including inequity and climate change.