Curriculum Vitae


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


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

2022                         Course Director, 19th century Western Art, York University, Department of Visual Art and Art History. Enrolment: 60, 1 TA.

2022                         Course Director, Communication & Culture, OCAD University, Faculty of Arts & Sciences. Enrolment: 120, 1 TA.

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

2015-16                    Course Director, 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. 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.


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.