I am a postdoctoral fellow with the Digital Democracies Group in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. I received my PhD from Department of Media Studies at the University of Colorado Boulder, with a focus on Media Research and Practice. My research interests include: algorithmic culture, gender studies, digital technology, socio-cultural aspects of communication technology, critical infrastructure studies, media history, critical data studies, democratization of information, hypermediation, gendered labor in media industries, media in the public sphere, and communication privacy and policy.
My interests and work is interdisciplinary drawing from departments such as communications, media studies, English, infrastructure studies, media archaeology, ethnographic anthropology, digital humanities, journalism, and history.
During my doctorate I was a curator the Media Archaeology Lab, and a research fellow at the Center for Media, Religion and Culture. I also served as an instructor and teaching assistant for the College for Media, Communication and Information and the Program for Writing and Rhetoric.
My professional skills and strengths include: discursive analysis, research on technology and infrastructure, critical theory, big data studies, composition editing, course creation, and leadership.
To learn more about my research areas and projects, please visit the research section and my curriculum vitae. Additional information on my current and past positions as well as publications is found on the teaching and publications page. Other non-academic publications and projects are located under other.
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