Curriculum Vitae


PhD Candidate, York/Ryerson Joint Graduate Program in Communication and Culture. Area of specialization: Media and Culture. Comprehensive Exam areas of specialization: General: Visual Culture and Communication Theory/ Specific: Surveillance theory and literature. Minor: Critical theory of the Anthropocene (completed June 2017). Defence: December 2020.

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             Course Director, MSL4000Y Exhibition ProjectUniversity of Toronto, Faculty of Information, Master of Museum Studies Program.                                           Co-taught with Matthew Brower.

Teaching Assistance

2019                York University, Department of Communication Studies. Course: Introduction to Communication Studies. Blended online 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. Course: Media, Culture and Society.

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

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

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


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

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