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Bryn Ludlow, PhD(c)     Curriculum Vitæ

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6939-0540                            

Education

PhD candidate (ABD), Communication and Culture
York University: Toronto, ON, CA |2014-09 to present
Dissertation: Multidisciplinary, and international perspectives on digital stories created by former youth in foster care in Canada.

Certificate, Health Equity and Diversity
University of Toronto and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)
Toronto, ON, CA |2017-07 to 2019-03
Courses: Introduction to health equity and diversity; Aboriginal Health & Healing: Understanding the importance of trauma-informed approaches; Indigenous Health and Healing: Historical and Contemporary Considerations when working with First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples; Health Equity Impact Assessment (HEIA); Immigrant and Refugee Mental Health Project.

Master of Arts, Health & Aging (Health, Aging, and Society)
McMaster University: Hamilton, ON, CA | 2010-09 to 2012-11
Thesis: “Body mapping with geriatric inpatients receiving daily hæmodialysis therapy for end-stage renal disease at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute: A qualitative study”.

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Integrated Media 
OCAD University: Toronto, ON, CA | 2005-01 to 2010-06
Thesis and Art Installation Project: “Anticipation: A new portrait of seniors in Canada”.

4-year Specialized Art Thesis Program
Central Technical School: Toronto, ON, CA | 1999-09 to 2003-06

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, Department of Communication Studies (COMN1410) “Sport Media”.
York University: Toronto, ON, CA | 2019-09 to 2020-04

  • Facilitate tutorials for 50 students in years 1–3 with case-based learning, problem-based learning, and technology enhanced learning (TEL) exercises.

Teaching Assistant, Department of Social Sciences (SOSC 2560) “Ideology and
Everyday Life”.

York University: Toronto, ON, CA | 2014-09 to 2017-04 

  • Facilitated a 2nd–4th year student-centered classroom, involving a high level of participation on analytic teams in-person, and online via the Learning Management System, “Moodle”.

Teaching Assistant II (Marker), Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences, in “The Basics of
Human-Centred Research in Art & Design” (SOSC 2B06); and “The Culture of Science” (HUMN 2B29).
OCAD University: Toronto, ON, CA | 2014-02 to 2014-04 

  • Consultant on artistic research proposal presentations in SOSC 2B06;
  • Evaluated midterm and final essay assignments, and invigilated examinations
    in HUMN 2B29.

Teaching Assistant, Faculty of Medicine, “Health, Arts and Humanities Program”.
University of Toronto & The Art Gallery of Ontario: Toronto, ON, CA | 2012-09 to 2012-12

  • Co-facilitated observation-based discussions about artwork at the A.G.O. in a 6-week elective course Dec. 3, 2012;
  • Lead a seminar about, “Interior Landscapes” with artwork by William Kurelek, and
    F.H. Varley.

Teaching Assistant, Department of Health, Aging, and Society (HLTH AGE 1BB3)
“Health & Aging”

McMaster University: Hamilton, ON, CA | 2010-09 to 2012-04 

  • Facilitated tutorials, evaluated assignments and exams for 90 students.

Class Assistant, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences, “Introduction to Anatomy: Human Form and Structure”
OCAD University and the University of Toronto: Toronto, ON, CA | 2008-09 to 2010-04

  • Assisted with anatomy lab demonstrations and exam invigilation.

Computer Arts Instructor
The Creative Works Studio: Toronto, ON, CA | 2007 to 2008

  • Taught members to how use programs in the Adobe Creative Suite so they could create
    and publish their artwork as digital portfolios for employment and exhibition applications.

Invited Lectures

“‘Is it effective to prescribe a walking program for people with Dementia and their caregivers?’: Exploring social prescribing of sporting activities”.
“Sport, Media, and Society” (COMN 4742) (Invited by Dr. Estée Fresco).
York University: North York, ON, CA | 10 March 2020

“Exploring the method of ‘body mapping in art”.
“Cross-Disciplinary Art: Life Studies” (Invited by Profs. Natalie M. Waldburger andAmy Swartz).
OCAD University: Toronto, ON, CA | 24 September 2015

“‘Make It Last’: Affect and attachment patterns revealed in portrait drawings”.
“The Visual Analytics Lab Research Colloquium” (Invited by Dr. Sara Diamond).
OCAD University: Toronto, ON, CA | 3 Feb 2015

“Towards a technological approach to body mapping”.
“The Interactive Media Lab” (Invited by Dr. Mark Chignell).
The University of Toronto: Toronto, ON, CA | 14 Nov 2014

Research Experience

Research Assistant and Graphic Designer
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: Toronto, ON, CA | 2013 to 2018

  • Designed logo and website with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop;
  • Assisted with journal management on https://ars-medica.ca (Open Journal Systems).

Research Assistant and Project Manager
OCAD University: Toronto, ON, CA | 2012 to 2015 (Faculty of Graduate Studies)

  • Used agile project management to coordinate the work of 12 graduate and undergraduate research assistants; supervisor to Kartikay Chadha (MITACS Globalink);
  • Wrote a multi-site research ethics protocol that was accepted on the first submission;
  • Presented results and process-based work for industry partner stakeholders from the Ontario Centres of Excellence, The Centre for Innovation in Information Visualization and Data-Driven Design, and GestureTek.

Research Assistant, Level III (School of Social Work)
McMaster University: Hamilton, ON, CA | 2010-09 to 2012-08

  • Created illustrations of themes from transcript data in a study about care processes affecting people with serious mental illness and cancer;
  • Created digital, animated stories to illustrate research results for conference presentations;
  • Coordinated a SSHRC-funded research workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa, called, “Social Work Beyond Borders, Social Work Artfully”

Epidemiological data entry (Epidemiology and Surveillance Research)
Canadian Blood Services: ON, CA | 2010 to 2012

  • Transcribed 15,000 rows of epidemiological data from microfilm to Microsoft Excel spreadsheets for a national research study about blood donations in Canada.

Workshop Facilitation Experience

“Youth Speak Out Storytellers” National Digital Storytelling Workshops.
The Adoption Council of Canada and the Centre for Addiction and
Mental Health (CAMH): Various Canadian cities | 2017 to Present

 “Exploring how to represent my artist-body”: Body-mapping workshop.
The Creative Works Studio, St. Michael’s Hospital: Toronto, ON, CA | 2016

 “People, places & things: A mobile locative workshop”.
Mobile HCI–Hyatt Regency Hotel: Toronto, ON, CA | 2014

 “After Frida: Body-mapping with undergraduate medical students”.
The Art Gallery of Ontario: Toronto, ON, CA | 2012

“We Are Here: Body-mapping workshop”.
Toronto Rape Crisis Centre/ Multicultural Women Against Rape (TRCC/MWAR)
Toronto, ON, CA | 2008

 “Self-Acceptance: Body Image”.
Central Technical School, in-partnership with the Toronto Art Therapy Institute: Toronto, ON, CA 12 February 2002

“Addressing Issues of Racial Discrimination”.
Central Technical School, in-partnership with the Toronto Art Therapy Institute: Toronto, ON, CA 29 May 2002

Employment

Digital Producer
University of Toronto & Women’s College Hospital: Toronto, ON, CA | Dec. 2015 to Present

Community Health & Education Specialist
Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: Toronto, ON, CA | 2017-07-10 to 2018-01-10

  • Co-authored five research ethics protocols for digital storytelling workshops with medical residents, Indigenous Peoples in the GTA, adopted youth and youth in foster care, and videoconferencing for medical education;
  • Designed and developed websites for https://camh.echoontario.ca and https://superhub.echoontario.ca.

Assistant Curator and Graphic Designer (“The Body Electric/ Le Corps Électrique”)
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada: Ottawa, ON, CA | 2014 to 2018

  • Designed the brand identity, website, marketing materials, and communications plan;
  • Recruited national and international artists to present their work, via social media, and academic listservs;
  • Collected, and curated artworks for a digital exhibit created with Adobe Premiere Pro.

Disability Services Monitor (Centre for Students with Disabilities)
OCAD University: Toronto, ON, CA | 2008 to 2010

  • Created alternative formats of textbooks and learning tools for registered students;
  • Developed a pilot drop-in socialization program for registered students to meet and
    connect with other students with disabilities to reduce reported experiences of social
    isolation on campus.

Mentor Program Coordinator (Student Life & Financial Aid)
OCAD University: Toronto, ON, CA | 2006 to 2007 

  • Assisted with the development of a student mentor program to support first-year students with their transition to university life;
  • Created orientation events, including a gallery tour, chartered bus tour of places to see in downtown Toronto, and a campus tour for students and/or parents/guardians;

Cultural Activities Program Assistant (Toronto Secretariat)
International AIDS Society: Geneva, CH | 2006-07 to 2006-09

  • Created a “Global Village Video Lounge” database of DVDs of film and video projects
    from around the world to screen at the lounge during the conference;
  • Trained and supervised volunteers in the Global Village at the Metro Toronto
    Convention Centre.

BDesign
Sole Proprietor: Toronto, ON, CA | 2000–2006

  • Produced graphic designs for local businesses and non-profit organizations in Toronto.

Fellowships & Distinctions

York University President’s University-Wide Teaching Award
(Nominated, Teaching Assistant)

York University: Toronto, ON, CA | January 2020

International Affiliate Member
Concordia University Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling: Montreal, QC, CA
2019-03-22 to present

Academic Medal (Bronze) (Central Technical School (Toronto))
Office of the Governor General of Canada: Ottawa, ON, CA | 2003-11-07

Positive Community Leadership Award (Central Technical School (Toronto))
Status of Women Canada: Ottawa, ON, CA | 2002-06

Female Athlete of the Year Award
Central Technical School: Toronto, ON, CA | 2002-06 

Funding

Doctoral Fellowship
York University (Toronto, ON, CA) | 2016 to 2019

Master of Arts Thesis Award
McMaster University (Hamilton, ON, CA) | 2012

School of Graduate Studies Scholarship
McMaster University (Hamilton, ON, CA) | 2011 to 2012

Sir Edmund Walker Award for Proficiency in Integrated Media
OCAD University (Toronto, ON, CA) | 2010 and 2011

School of Graduate Studies Entrance Scholarship
McMaster University (Hamilton, ON, CA) | 2010

Publications, Conferences, and Exhibitions

Contributions to Books

Ludlow, B. (forthcoming, 2020). Development of a web-based body mapping application, In K.M. Boydell (Ed.), Applying Body Mapping in Research: An Arts-Based Method. Melbourne, Australia: Taylor & Francis.

Ludlow, B.A. (2018). Literature search assistance for M. Tegelberg & A. Roosvall, Eds., Media and Transnational Climate Justice: Indigenous Activism and Climate Politics. New York: Peter Lang MacMillan.

Reed-Ludlow, B. (2008). Park Walk [Questionnaire design and visualization graphs]. In M. Ladly & P. Beesley (Eds.), Mobile nation: Creating methodologies for mobile platforms (pp. 147-156). Waterloo, ON: Riverside Architectural Press.

Peer-Reviewed Journals

de Jager, A., Tewson, A., Ludlow, B., & Boydell, K. (2016). Embodied ways of storying the self: A systematic review of body-mapping. Forum Qualitative Sozialforschung/ Forum: Qualitative Social Research, 17(2). Retrieved from http://www.qualitative-research.net/index.php/fqs/article/view/2526/3987

Ludlow, B.A. (2014). Witnessing: Creating visual research memos about patient experiences of body mapping in a dialysis unit. The American Journal of Kidney Diseases, 64(5): xiii-xiv. Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.ajkd.2014.06.013.

Ludlow, B.A. (2011). Retrospective. Ars Medica: A Journal of the arts, medicine and humanities, 8(1), 57-63. Retrieved from http://ars-medica.ca/index.php/journal/issue/view/15/showToc

Conference Proceedings

Ladly, M., Ludlow, B.A., Wright, L., Jofre, A. (Aug 2015). People, places and things: A mobile locative mapping workshop [Co-author; 2pg Extended Abstract]. Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA), Vancouver, BC. Retrieved from http://isea2015.org/publications/proceedings-of-the-21st-international-symposium-on-electronic-art/

Ladly, M., Rudzicz, F., Ludlow, B. A., Jofre, A., & Wright, L. (Aug 2015). Postcard Memories: An interactive tablet application for elders with early-stage dementia [Co-author; 2pg Extended Abstract]. Proceedings of the 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA). Retrieved from http://isea2015.org/publications/proceedings-of-the-21st-international-symposium-on-electronic-art/

Wright, L., Ludlow, B.A., Jofre, A., Chen, C., Ladly, M., Rudzicz, F., Chadha, K. (24-26 Jun. 2015). Postcard Memories: Analysis of preliminary usability studies of a mobile postcard application geared towards older adults with Early Stage Dementia of the Alzheimer’s type [Abstract]. Brescia University College. London, ON: The Qualitatives, 2015. http://bit.ly/2G3YWGd

Ladly, M., Penn, G., Ludlow, B.A., Kazemian, S., Jofre, A., Wright, L. (3-6 Jun. 2015). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck. Proceedings of the ACM International Conference on Interactive Experiences for TV and Online Video, Brussels, BEL. Retrieved from http://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=2745197

Ladly, M., Ludlow, B., & Buzio, G. (2014). People, places and things: A mobile locative mapping workshop [Co-author; 4pg Extended Abstract]. Proceedings of the 16th international conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices & Services (pp. 569-572). ACM. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1145/2628363.2634255

Panel Presentations

Ludlow, B. (Forthcoming, 2020). Multidisciplinary perspectives on digital stories created by former youth in foster care in Canada. The 9th International Digital Storytelling Conference. Loughborough, UK: Loughborough University.

Ludlow, B. (Forthcoming, 2020). Multidisciplinary perspectives on digital stories created by former youth in foster care in Canada. The annual meeting of the Canadian Communication Association. London, ON: Western University.

Ludlow, B. (26 February 2020). Using video elicitation, semi-structured interviewing, and naturalistic observations in qualitative research [research methods presentation]. The Black, Indigenous Non-Binary, Women of Colour Graduate Student Collective. North York, ON:
York University.   

Crawford, A., Eggertson, L, Ludlow, B. [Presenter & Panel Chair], McDonald, T. (2017, Dec.). ‘Youth Speak Out Storytellers’: Digital storytelling by adopted youth, and youth in foster care in Canada. Connecting Canada, Connecting the World— Canada 150 Conference. York University, Toronto, Canada [In-partnership with the Adoption Council of Canada, and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH)].

Ladly, M., Rudzicz, F., Wright, L. [Co-presenter], Ludlow, B.A. [Co-presenter], Jofre, A., Chen, C., Chadha, K. (2015, Jun.). Postcard Memories: Analysis of preliminary usability studies of a mobile postcard application geared towards older adults with early stage Dementia of the Alzheimer’s type. The 32nd annual Qualitatives conference, London, ON. Abstract retrieved from http://www.qualitatives.ca/past-programs/

Ludlow, B.A. (2015, Jun. 4). Body mapping with geriatric inpatients receiving daily hæmodialysis therapy for end-stage renal disease at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute: A qualitative study. The annual meeting of the Canadian Communication Association, Ottawa, ON.

Ludlow, B.A. (2015, Apr.). ‘Make It Last’: Affect and attachment patterns revealed in portrait drawings. Sensorium Symposium. Collapsing Constellations: Remapping Art, Science and the Planetary, Toronto, ON. Abstract retrieved from https://sensoriumsymposium.wordpress.com/abstracts-biographies/

Ludlow, B.A., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Ladly, M.J. (2014, May). Postcard Memories [Research Note]. The Westin Ottawa. Ottawa, ON: GRAND2014 Conference. GRAND-NCE.

Ludlow, B.A. (2011, Nov.22). Body mapping with elders receiving care: How arts can inform illness experience. The “Social Work Beyond Borders, Social Work Artfully” Workshop. Johannesburg, South Africa.

Poster Presentations

Ladly, M., Rudzicz, F., Ludlow, B.A., Chen, C. (14-16 May 2014). Elders and Memory: Developing a mobile postcard application using a novel approach to multi-level system design. The Westin Ottawa. Ottawa, ON. GRAND-NCE.

Ladly, M., Penn, G., Kazemian, S., Chen, C., Ludlow, B.A., Chintraruck, P., Tanyag, R., Ghaderi, M., Peter, J. (14-16 May 2014). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck. GRAND 2014. The Westin Ottawa. Ottawa, ON. GRAND-NCE.

Ladly, M.J., Ludlow, B.A., Green, D., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Tanyag, R., Peter, J. (14 May 2013). Elders & Memory [Methodology and application demo]. GRAND 2013. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON. GRAND-NCE.

Ladly, M.J., Ludlow, B.A., Green, D., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Tanyag, R., Peter, J. (14 & 16 May 2013). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck [Demo]. GRAND-NCE. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Toronto, ON.

Ladly, M., Ludlow, B.A., Green, D., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Tanyag, R., Peter, J. (1 Feb 2013). Elders & Memory. Euphoria & Dystopia: Book Launch, Symposium and Student Workshop. Ontario College of Art & Design University.

Ludlow, B.A. (1 Feb 2013). Body mapping with geriatric inpatients receiving daily hæmodialysis therapy for end-stage renal disease at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute: A qualitative study [Results]. Euphoria & Dystopia: Book Launch, Symposium and Student Workshop. Ontario College of Art & Design University.

Ludlow, B.A. (24-25 Feb 2012). Body mapping with geriatric inpatients at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute who have end-stage renal disease: A qualitative study [Methodology]. Southern Ontario Interdisciplinary Health & Aging Symposium (SOIHAS; now HGRC: Health & Aging Graduate Research Conference). McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

Ludlow, B.A. (22 Oct 2011). Body mapping with geriatric inpatients at Toronto Rehabilitation Institute who have end-stage renal disease: A qualitative study [Methodology Presentation]. Canadian Association on Gerontology: 40th Annual Scientific and Educational Meeting. (Masters Level). The Westin Ottawa. Ottawa, ON.

Published reviews

Wellbery, C. (2015). Installation: Bryn Ludlow, Section 4: Empathy. Retrieved from
https://sites.google.com/a/georgetown.edu/mdarts/units/unit-2/section-4-empathy/bryn-ludlow

Paddon, N. (2010). Visualizing the process of aging: An interview with M.A. student, Bryn
Ludlow. McMaster University, Department of Social Sciences.

OCAD University (2010). Illustration by Bryn Ludlow featured in McMaster University Medical
Journal. http://www.ocadu.ca/about_ocad/articles/

Published Designs & Illustrations

Ludlow, B.A. (2019). All the stones [Digital collage for website banner]. Person-Centred Care Education. University of Toronto, Faculty of Medicine. https://www.deptmedicine.utoronto.ca/person-centred-care-education

Richardson, L., Pennington, J., & Ludlow, B.A. (2017). Indigenous Student Handbook 2017-2018 [Graphic design and layout]. Office of Indigenous Medical Education, The University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. http://www.md.utoronto.ca/sites/default/files/2017%20UofT-IndigenousMedEd-Handbook.pdf

Richardson, L., Pennington, J., & Ludlow, B.A. (2017). Indigenous Health in Ontario: An introductory guide for medical students [Graphic design and layout]. Office of Indigenous Medical Education, The University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine. http://medicine.utoronto.ca/sites/default/files/IndigenousHealthinOntario-compressed.pdf

Ludlow, B.A. (2012, Dec.). Precision [Vector illustration]. Ars Medica: A journal of medicine, the arts, and humanities, http://ars-medica.ca/arsmedica/index.php/journal/issue/view/17/showToc.

Ludlow, B.A. (2012, Nov.). Precision [Vector illustration]. The Medical Post, Ottawa, ON.

Ludlow, B.A. (May 2010). Scrutinized [Vector illustration]. McMaster University
Medical Journal.

Ludlow, B.A. (2009). Centre for Students with Disabilities (CSD) Service Guide [Design & Layout].

Ludlow, B.A. (2008). African Diaspora Association of Canada (ADAC) logo design. https://www.facebook.com/African-Diaspora-Association-of-Canada-255582344520240/  

Ludlow, B.A. (2007). Awards Brochure Design. Student Affairs and Services Association (SASA). Toronto, ON.

Ludlow, B.A (2006). International AIDS Society sponsorship support recognition layout design; AIDS Vigil full-colour advertisement, Cultural Event Venue advertisement. International AIDS Society In, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, ON.

Ludlow, B.A (2006). International AIDS Vigil advertisement [Full-colour advertisement, full-colour posterand full-colour postcard insert]. International AIDS Society In, NOW Magazine, Toronto, ON.

Ludlow, B.A (2006). Youth Leadership Forum [Poster]. International AIDS Society: IAS Youth Program, Toronto, ON.

Ludlow, B.A (2006). Guidebooks for: The Royal Ontario Museum, Workman Arts Theatre, Harbourfront Theatre, and Olympic Spirit Centre; DVD jewel case inserts for the Global Village Video Lounge. International AIDS Society: IAS Cultural Activities Program, Toronto, ON.

Art Exhibitions

Ludlow, B.A. (Sept. 26-28, 2019). Their Stories [Acrylic painting, 54×64”]. The Body Electric. Ottawa, ON: The Body Electric Annual Digital Art Exhibition. https://thebodyelectric-lecorpselectrique.ca

Ludlow, B.A. (Jan. 14–Feb.2, 2019). Accumulation/De-Accumulation [Generative Art and Installation]. Until the Last Breath. Taboo Health, https://taboohealthexhibitions.com

Ludlow, B.A. (2017). Accumulation/Deaccumulation [Generative Art]. Toronto, ON: Cross-Sections 2017 Conference, Communication and Culture. York-Ryerson Joint Program in Communication and Culture.

Ludlow, B.A. (2016). Accumulation/Deaccumulation [Generative Art] and Grieving. Niagara Falls, ON: The Body Electric Annual Digital Art Exhibition. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. https://thebodyelectric-lecorpselectrique.ca

Ludlow, B.A. (2015). Tan [Video Art]. Toronto, ON: Cross-Sections 2015 Conference, Communication and Culture. York-Ryerson Joint Program in Communication and Culture.

Ladly, M., Jofre, A., Ghaderi, M., Ludlow, B.A. (30 Oct- 8 Nov 2014). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck [Interactive arts installation]. Dubai, UAE: ISEA 2014 (International Society of Electronic Arts).

Ladly, M.J., Penn, G., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Ludlow, B.A., Kazemian, S., Chintraruck, P., Tanyag, R., Ghaderi, M., Zhou, P., Peter, J. (14-16 May 2014). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck [Grand Experience Digital Media Installation]. Ottawa, ON: The Westin Ottawa, GRAND 2014.

Ladly, M.J., Penn, G., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Ludlow, B.A., Kazemian, S., Chintraruck, P., Tanyag, R., Ghaderi, M., Zhou, P., Peter, J. (12-13 May 2014). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck [Digital media installation]. Toronto, ON: The Metro Toronto Convention Centre, OCE Discovery 2014.

Ladly, M.J., Penn, G., Pin-Chun Chen, C., Ludlow, B.A., Kazemian, S., Chintraruck, P., Tanyag, R., Ghaderi, M., Zhou, P. Peter, J. (26 Apr- 1 May 2014). The CBC Newsworld Holodeck [Interactivity: installation]. Toronto, ON: The Metro Toronto Convention Centre, CHI 2014.

Gardner, P., & G. Shea. (2008).PORTAGE Research [Ludlow, B.A.: Cicada origami EMF receiver design]. ACM Multimedia Interactive Arts Program, Vancouver, BC.; Mobifest International Festival of Mobile Art and Creativity, São Paulo, Brazil; DigiFest, Toronto, ON; Science Rendezvous [Design & installation]. City of Toronto, Toronto, ON; Look Inside [Design & installation],Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, ON; Ontario Museum Association, Toronto, ON; Interaccess. Ontario College of Art & Design, Toronto, ON.

Training & Memberships

2020–Present        Canadian Communication Association (student member)

2016–2018            Association of Registered Graphic Designers (student member)

2014–2015            Canadian Communication Association (student member)

2014–2015            Association for Computer Machinery (ACM) (student member)

Service

Service to the Field

2019–Present        External Reviewer, Forum: Qualitative Social Research (F-QSR)

2017–Present        External Reviewer, South African Journal of Education (SAJE).

2015                      Peer Reviewer, Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies (TOPIA).

2013 & 2014          Peer Reviewer, Graphics, Animation, and New Media (GRAND)

“Research Notes”, GRAND 2014, Ottawa, ON

University & Board Service

2019–2020        Member, York University Human Participants Research Ethics Committee.

2011                      Co-Chair, Southern Ontario Interdisciplinary Health & Aging Symposium
McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

2009–2010             Undergraduate Representative, Research Ethics Board. OCAD University, Toronto, ON.

2008–2010             Undergraduate Rep, Accessibility Committee. OCAD U, Toronto, ON

Program Service

2015                      Peer Reviewer, Intersections 2015 Conference, Communication and Culture.
York & Ryerson Joint Program in Communication & Culture, Toronto, ON.

2011–2012             Senior Graduate Student Representative, Graduate Committee.
Dept. of Health, Aging, and Society, McMaster University. Hamilton, ON.

Community Volunteer Service

2014                      Registration Desk and Poster Installations Assistant. Mobile HCI: Toronto Hyatt Regency Hotel, Toronto, ON.

2014                      Project 31 Art Auction artwork assistant, OCAD University, Toronto, ON.

2011–2014             Registration desk and greeter. Doors Open Toronto, MaRS Discovery District, Toronto, ON.

2006–2010             Geriatric Unit Support Volunteer. Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (UHN). Toronto, ON. Team Leader, March to August 2010.

  • Trained and assisted new Geriatric Unit Support volunteers with strategies for socializing with inpatients.

2002–2003             President, Central Technical School, Afro-Heritage Club. Toronto, ON.

2002–2003             Publicity Coordinator, Central Technical School, Toronto, ON.

1999–2004             Head Coach, Youth Soccer. Beaches/East York, Toronto, ON.

1998                      Volunteer, Ontario Summer Games, Guelph, ON.

1994–1997             Ball girl, Guelph Gryphon’s Women’s Basketball, Guelph, ON