Curriculum Vitae


PhD candidate, York/Ryerson Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture. Supervised by Janine Marchessault. Area of specialization: Media and Culture. Comprehensive Exam areas of specialization: Major General: Visual Culture and Communication Theory, Major Specific: Surveillance theory and literature, Minor: Critical theory of the Anthropocene (completed June 2017).

MA in Art History & Visual Culture, York University, MFA, BA.

Contract Academic Teaching

2019-20             Course Director, COMN3751 Television As Culture, York University, Department of Communication Studies.

2015-16             Sessional Lecturer, MSL4000Y Exhibition ProjectUniversity of Toronto, Faculty of Information, Master of Museum Studies Program.

Teaching Assistance

2019                York University, Department of Communication Studies, Tutorial Leader, Course: Introduction to Communication Studies. Blended Course. 

2018                OCAD University, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Course: Introduction to Film.

2015-19           York University, Department of Communication Studies, Tutorial Leader, Course: Media, Culture and Society.

2016                York University, Department of Visual Art & Art History, Marker/Grader, Course: History of Photography.

2014-15           York University, Department of Communication Studies, Tutorial Leader, Course: Information and Technology. 

2012-14           York University, Department of Visual Art & Art History, Tutorial Leader, Course: Modern Art 1750-Present.

Employment History

2010-12   Program Coordinator of Education, University of Toronto Art Centre, University of Toronto.

2003-7    Exhibition Coordinator, Blackwood Gallery, University of Toronto at Mississauga.


2018-                  Research Assistant, Digital Animalities: Media Representations of Non-human life in the Age of Risk. Principal                                                                       Investigator: Jody Berland, Department of Humanities, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies. York University.

2017-18              Working Group Member, University of Toronto, Jackman Humanities Institute, Toronto’s Urban Imaginaries.

2014-18               Director, Board of Directors, YYZ Artists Outlet and YYZ Books.

2014-17               Graduate Caucus Member, Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts & Technology.

2014-16              Grad Rep., Universities Art Association of Canada.

Awards            2019-20 Economic & Social Research Council research centre funding through the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity,                              Arts & Culture theme, University of Sussex, UK. 2019 SFRA Executive Committee Travel Grant, HSBC OGS 2017-18, Ontario Graduate                                    Scholarship 2016-17, Anne Simone International Conference Award 2014

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