Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. Communication and Culture. York & Toronto Metropolitan Universities. M.A., Art History & Visual Culture, York University. B.A., University of Guelph.  

Postdoctoral Fellowship

MITACS Accelerate Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cinema and Media Arts at York University

Awards

2022                Commercialization Fellowship, Innovation York, Office of the Vice-President Research & Innovation 

2019-2020        Economic & Social Research Council funding through the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity, Arts & Culture theme,                                 University of Surrey, Guilford, UK.

2019                 SFRA Executive Committee Travel Grant (declined)

2017-2018        HSBC Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2016-2017        Ontario Graduate Scholarship

2014                 Anne Simone International Conference Award, to present in Nicosia, Cyprus.

Contract Academic Teaching

2024                         Course Director, Culture & Communication, OCAD University, Faculty of Arts & Science. Winter term.

2023                         Course Director, Culture & Communication, OCAD University, Faculty of Arts & Science. Summer and Fall terms.

2022                         Course Director, 19th century Western Art, York University, Department of Visual Art and Art History. Fall term.

2022                         Course Director, Culture & Communication, OCAD University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences. Summer term.

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

2015-16                    Course Director, Exhibition ProjectUniversity of Toronto, Faculty of Information, Master of Museum Studies Program.                                                            Co-taught with Matthew Brower. Full-year.

Sessional Instructional Teaching

2024                        York University, School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design. Courses: Skills for Success in the Arts, Dance, Film & Culture. 

2023                        University of Toronto Mississauga, Institute for Communication, Culture and Information Technology. Courses: Rhetoric &                                                      Media, Foundations of Media & Technology, Department of Visual Studies. Course Introduction to Visual Culture.          

2023                        York University, School of Arts, Media, Performance and Design. Courses: Skills for Success in the Arts, Dance, Film & Culture.          

2022                         University of Toronto Mississauga, Institute for Communication, Culture and Information Technology. Courses: Rhetoric & Media, Digital                                 Innovation and Cultural Transformation, Communication Research Methods. 

2014- 2020               York University, Department of Communication Studies. Courses: Experiential Field Experience in CommunicationIntroduction 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.

Related

2021-24               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, School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design. York University.