Background

Academic Appointments

2015-present Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, Popular Culture & Film, Brock University, St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
2013-2015 Mitacs Elevate Post-doctoral Fellow, Mozilla (Industrial partner), Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Education

2013 PhD, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario.  Dissertation title: Through the Social Web: Citizen-led Participation in Ontario Policy-making.  
2006 Master of Arts, School of Communication, Simon Fraser University (SFU), Burnaby, BC.  Thesis title: A wired waiting room: Interventions to enhance access to online health information.
2002 Bachelor of Arts (Honours), McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.  Combined Honours BA program in Multimedia and Women’s Studies.