Curriculum Vitae


PhD, Communication and Culture, York & Ryerson Universities. Dissertation “Arctic Contours: Northern Media, Canada and the Anthropocene.” Nominated for a dissertation award. MA, Art History & Visual Culture, York University. 

Postdoctoral Fellowships

MITACS Accelerate Postdoctoral Fellow in Cinema and Media Arts at York University and Managing Editor, PUBLIC: Art | Culture | Ideas and PUBLIC Books.

Contract Academic Teaching

2019-20             Course Director, COMN3751 Television As Culture, York University, Department of Communication Studies. Enrolment: 120, TAs: 3

2015-16             Course Director, MSL4000Y Exhibition ProjectUniversity of Toronto, Faculty of Information, Master of Museum Studies Program.                                           Co-taught with Matthew Brower. Enrolment: 40, 1 TA.

Teaching Assistance

2014- 2020                York University, Department of Communication Studies. Courses: Field Experience COMN4140, Introduction to Communication Studies.                                 Media, Culture and Society, Information and Technology. 

                                 York University, Department of Visual Art & Art History. Courses: History of Photography, Modern Art 1750-Present.

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


2021-22              Working Group Member, University of Toronto, Jackman Humanities Institute, Visual Cultures of the Circumpolar North.

2018-20               Research Assistant, Digital Animalities: Media Representations of Non-human life in the Age of Risk. PI: 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              Caucus Member, Sensorium: Centre for Digital Arts & Technology.

2014-16              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