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Doctor of Philosophy, Communication and Culture, Ryerson University
Supervisor: Dr. Lorraine Janzen-Kooistra
Dissertation: “Popular Materials: Late-Victorian Illustrated Magazines and the Technological Imagination.”

Master of Arts, English, University of Victoria
Supervisor: Dr. Lisa Surridge
Essay: “’There is nothing . . . stronger than a mother’: The New Woman and Population Politics in Emma Frances Brooke’s A Superfluous Woman (1894).”

Bachelor of Arts, English, St. Mary’s University
(Graduated summa cum laude)

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS
C. Ravi Ravindran Thesis Award (nominated), 2017
Ryerson Dissertation Completion Award ($8,000), 2017
Liss Jeffrey Award for New Media Research ($20,000), 2016-2017
Ontario Graduate Scholarship ($20,000) (declined), 2016-2017
Humanities Arts Science and Technology Alliance and Collaboratory Fellowship ($300), 2016
SSHRC CGS Scholarship ($105, 000), 2013–2016
Digital Humanities Summer Institute Scholarship ($650), 2013
SSHRC Bombardier Scholarship ($17, 500), 2011–2012
President’s Research Scholarship ($4,000), 2011–2012
Teaching Assistant Fellowship ($10,000), 2010–2011
Louise McKinney Scholarship ($2,500), 2008-2009
Willis and Betty O’Leary Scholarship ($500), 2008
Jason Lang Scholarship ($1000), 2007

Scholarly Grants
Barbara Quinn Schmidt Travel Grant ($750), 2017
Ryerson Students’ Union Travel Grant ($500), 2017
Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Travel Grant ($525), 2016
Ryerson Faculty of Arts Travel Grant ($1500), 2015
Ryerson Faculty of Arts Travel Grant ($1000), 2015
Digital Diversity Travel Grant ($600), 2015
Ryerson International Centre Travel Grant ($500), 2015
Communication and Culture Travel Grant ($500), 2014

RESEARCH AND TEACHING INTERESTS
Late-Victorian literature and culture; Victorian periodicals; digital humanities; media history; visual knowledge production.

PUBLICATIONS

Refereed Journal Articles
“Advertisements, Hyper-Reading, and Fin-de-Siècle Consumer Culture in the Illustrated London News and The Graphic.” Victorian Periodicals Review. Forthcoming, 2018.

“Data Visualization and Population Politics in Pearson’s Magazine, 1896-1902.” Journal of Victorian Culture. Forthcoming, 2018.

“Reflexive Pictorial Journalism: Educating Readers in Media Literacy.” Forum on Victorian periodicals in Victorian Review, vol. 43 no. 2, Fall 2017. Forthcoming.

“Teaching and Learning Multimodal Communications: A Collaborative Book.” Secondary author with Alyssa Arbuckle et al. International Journal of Learning and Media. Massachusetts Institute of Technology Press 4.1 (Winter 2012).

Book Chapters
“Prototyping Personography in The Yellow Nineties Online: Queering and Querying History in the Digital Age.” Primary author with Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Bodies of Information: Feminist Debates in Digital Humanities, edited by Jaqueline Wernimont and Elizabeth Losh, Minnesota UP. Forthcoming, 2018.

Digital Scholarship
The Yellow Nineties Online Personography Project. Primary author; with Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Biographical database and electronic resource for the study of contributors to the aesthetic magazines digitized on The Yellow Nineties Online (www.1890s.ca) Forthcoming, 2018.

Other Academic Publications
“From TEI to Linked Open Data: Crossing the Stile.” Essays on our Process, The Yellow Nineties Online, edited by Dennis Denisoff and Lorraine Janzen Kooistra, Ryerson University, 2017, http://1890s.ca/HTML.aspx?s=Crossing_the_Stile.html.

“Speaking the Languages of Digital Scholarship: Translating Data for the Yellow Nineties Personography.” Digital Scholarship Ontario, 2016, https://digitalscholarshipontario.org/2016/12/09/speaking-the-languages-of-digital-scholarship-translating-data-for-the-yellow-nineties-personography.

“’A magic web with colours gay’: Literary meaning-making and the textile analogy.” The Attic, St. Mary’s University, Vol. 1 (Fall 2011).

PRESENTATIONS

Scholarly Papers (abstracts refereed)
“Preserving Imperialism: Victorian ‘Figure-Facts’ and Data Visualization.” North American Victorian Studies Association, Banff Centre for the Arts, Nov. 2017.

“At the Border Between Consumption and Production: ‘Curiosities’ in the Strand Magazine, 1896-1918.” Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Conference, University of Freiburg, Jul. 2017.

“Personography Beyond the Text Encoding Initiative.” Canadian Society for

Digital Humanities/Société canadienne des humanités numériques Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, May 2017.

“Fin-de-Siècle Illustrated Periodicals and the Launch of Big Reading.” Research Society for Victorian Periodicals Conference, University of Missouri Kansas City, Sept. 2016.

“’Techniques of the Modern Illustrated Newspaper’: Periodical Aesthetics and the Technological Imagination at the Fin-de-Siècle.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English Conference, University of Calgary, May 2016.

“(Re)turning to the Material Archive: Technology and Aesthetics in Nineteenth-Century Journalism.” Intersections|Cross-Sections Graduate Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, Mar. 2016.

“Prototyping Personography for The Yellow Nineties Online: Visualizing Historical (non)Entities in the Digital Age.” With Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Digital Diversity 2015: Writing/Feminism/Culture; Orlando Turns 20. University of Alberta, Edmonton, May 2015.

“Queers, Non-correlatives, Women, and Others: Toward a Feminist Personography for 1890s Avant-garde Periodicals.” With Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Northeast Modern Language Association Conference, Toronto, May 2015.

“The Bioaesthetics of Statistical Visualization Narrative in Pearson’s Magazine.” Nineteenth Century Studies Association Conference, Boston, Mar. 2015.

“Vulnerable Boundaries and Mutating Ontologies in Rachilde’s Monsieur Vénus and Marie Corelli’s Wormwood.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English Conference, Brock University, St. Catherines, May 2014.

“Toward a Personography of the 1890s Avant-Garde Periodical Community.”. With Dennis Hogan. Mediating Lives and Stories: Mining/Making/Meaning. Ryerson Centre for Digital Humanities, Toronto, Apr. 2014.

“Visualizing Subjectivity: A Failed Map of Victorian Maternal Mobility.” Digital Humanities Summer Institute Colloquium, University of Victoria, Jun. 2012.

“Maternal Revolution: Normalized Pregnancy in Late Victorian Literature.” Endnotes Graduate Conference, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, May 2012.

Panels Organized
“Futures of Biographical Encoding.” Canadian Society for Digital Humanities/Société canadienne des humanités numériques Conference, Ryerson University, Toronto, May 2017.

Workshops
“Negotiating the Tension Between Heterogeneity and Homogeneity of Data: Biographical LOD in the Digital Humanities.” Advancing Linked Open Data in the Humanities, Digital Humanities 2017 Conference, McGill University, Montreal, Aug. 2017.

Invited Talks
“Digital Humanities Approaches to the Genealogy of Data Visualization.” Guest lecture at York University, Toronto, Oct. 2017.

“Image, Text, Advertising: Hyper-Reading Consumerism in Illustrated Magazines.” Guest lecture at Ryerson University, Toronto, Mar. 2017.

“Barriers to Student Mobility.” Skills and Post-Secondary Education Summit 2016. Canadian Conference Board of Canada, Toronto, Dec. 2016.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Contract Lecturer, English, Ryerson University. English 810: Advanced English Research Methods (one section). Winter 2018.

Contract Lecturer, English, Ryerson University. English 810: Advanced English Research Methods (two sections). Fall 2017.

Instructor, DH@Guelph Summer Workshops, University of Guelph. Introduction to Pedagogy in the Digital Humanities. With Emily Murphy. May 2017.

Graduate Co-Instructor, English, Ryerson University. English 632: Victorian Literature and Culture. With Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Fall 2016.

Secondary Instructor, DH@Guleph Summer Workshops, University of Guelph. TEI Fundamentals. With Jason Boyd. May 2016.

Graduate Co-Instructor, English, Ryerson University. English 810: Advanced English Research Methods. With Lorraine Janzen Kooistra. Fall 2015-Winter 2016.

Writing Consultant, Ryerson Student Learning Support, Ryerson University. Fall 2014.

TA Peer Mentor and TA Consultant, English, University of Victoria. Fall 2011 – Spring 2012.

Teaching Assistant, English, University of Victoria. English 147: Literary Traditions and Transformations. Fall 2010-Winter 2011.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE
Research Fellow, Ryerson Centre for Digital Humanities, Ryerson University, 2017-present.

Student Research Fellow, Ryerson Centre for Digital Humanities, Ryerson University, 2013-2017.

PROFESSIONAL & PEDAGOGICAL DEVELOPMENT
Advanced Concepts in TEI, 2016
Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria

Visualizing Information: Where Data Meets Design, 2015
Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria

A Collaborative Approach to XSLT, 2014
Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria

Advanced Research Methods (ComCult 9900), 2014
Communication and Culture, Ryerson University

Design for Digital Humanists, 2013
Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria

Digital Pedagogies, 2012
Digital Humanities Summer Institute, University of Victoria

Introduction to TEI: Text Encoding Initiative, 2012
Electronic Textual Cultures Lab, University of Victoria

Presentation Skills Workshop, 2011
Learning and Teaching Centre, University of Victoria

Assignment and Feedback Design, 2011
Learning and Teaching Centre, University of Victoria

Reader-Centered Prose: An Academic Writing Workshop, 2011
Department of English, University of Victoria

Teaching Literature and Composition (Engl 502), 2010–2011
Department of English, University of Victoria

SERVICE

Service to Profession
HASTAC Scholar. 2016-2018
Reviewer, Victorian Periodicals Review (essay submission), 2016
Co-organizer, Digital Pedagogies Conference, 2015
Local events fellow, Northeast Modern Language Association Convention, 2014-2015
Promotions volunteer, Northeast Modern Language Association Convention, 2013-2014
Volunteer, Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada Conference, 2012
Volunteer, Modernist Studies Association Conference, 2010

Departmental/University Service
Co-leader, Introduction to Identifying Misinformation Online, Ryerson HASTAC Scholars Workshop, 2017
Ryerson liaison, LINCS Cyberinfrastructure Development Grant, 2017
Co-organizer, Canada + Communication Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, Canadian Society for Digital Humanities Conference, 2017
Constitutional review committee, ComCult Graduate Students’ Association, 2016
Volunteer, Intersections ComCult Graduate Student Conference, 2016
Moderation and executive summary, ComCult program review roundtable, 2016
VP Finance, ComCult Graduate Students Association, 2015-2016
OPSEU steward, Ryerson University, 2015-2016
Co-organizer, Digital Pedagogies Conference, 2015
ComCult comprehensive exams policy review committee, 2015
Student representative, ComCult Executive Committee, 2014-2015
PhD student representative, ComCult Graduate Students Association, 2014-2015
Local events fellow, Northeast Modern Language Association Convention, 2014-2015
Promotions volunteer, Northeast Modern Language Association Convention, 2013–2014
Blind peer reviewer, Intersections ComCult Graduate Student Conference, 2014
Volunteer, Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada Conference, 2012
Volunteer, Modernist Network Conference, 2010
Co-organizer, English 401 Conference, St. Mary’s University, 2010
Secretary and Editorial Board member, St. Mary’s University Literary Guild, 2009-2010