Curriculum Vitae


PhD Communication and Culture. York & X Universities. Dissertation “Arctic Contours: Northern Media, Canada and the Anthropocene.” Nominated for York Dissertation Award. MA, Art History & Visual Culture, York University. BA, University of Guelph.  

Postdoctoral Fellowship

MITACS Accelerate Postdoctoral Fellowship in Cinema and Media Arts at York University, Managing Editor, PUBLIC: Art | Culture | Ideas and PUBLIC Books. Executive Director of Public Access.


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

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

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

2022                         University of Toronto Mississauga, Institute for Communication, Culture and Information Technology, Sessional Instructional Assistant.                                   Courses: Rhetoric and Media, Digital Innovation and Cultural Transformation.

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.


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              Graduate Representative, Universities Art Association of Canada.