*Abridged CV

Areas of Expertise          

Affect theory, Audience Theory, Body Mapping Research, Communication & Cultural Studies, Digital Media & Installation Art, Digital Storytelling, Equity & Diversity Outreach, Grounded Theory, Health Communication, Knowledge Translation & Mobilization


2019 Expected, Ph.D.  Communication and Culture, York University, Toronto, ON. Dissertation: Interdisciplinary audience perspectives on digital stories by adopted youth, and youth in foster care in Canada

2012   M.A.   Health & Aging, McMaster University

2010   B.F.A.   Integrated Media, OCAD University

Professional Experience

2018– Project Coordinator—Project ECHO Care of the Elderly, Baycrest. Toronto, ON

2016–2018   Research Assistant, Northern Psychiatric Outreach Program at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON.

2017   Community Health & Education Specialist, Ontario Telemental Health, the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON.

2014–2017   Co-Curator, “The Body Electric” annual digital art exhibition. The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC).


Contributions to Books

Ludlow, B.A. (2018) Literature search assistance for M. Tegelberg & A. Roosvall, Eds., Media and Transnational Climate Justice: Indigenous Activism and Climate Politics [Literature search assistance]. 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

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

Ludlow, B.A. (2011). Retrospective. Ars Medica: A Journal of the Arts, Medicine and Humanities, 8(1), 57-63. Retrieved from 

Fellowships, Honours, and Awards

2016–Present   Doctoral Fellowship. York University, Toronto, ON.

2015   The Donner Canadian Foundation Scholarship. Award to attend a weekend-long workshop with The Voices and Faces Project, Chicago, IL (workshop in Toronto).

2012   Master of Arts Thesis Award. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

2010–2012   McMaster University Graduate Studies Scholarship. McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

2010–2011   Sir Edmund Walker Award for Proficiency in Integrated Media. OCAD University, Toronto, ON.

Teaching Experience

2014–2017   Tutorial Leader, “Ideology & Everyday Life” (SOSC2560). York University, Toronto, ON.

2014   Teaching Assistant II (Grading), “The Basics of Human Centred Research in Art & Design” (SOSC 2B06), and “The Culture of Science” (HUMN2B29). OCAD University, Toronto, ON.

2013   Teaching Assistant, “Digital Image Design” (IAT100). Simon Fraser University, Surrey, BC.

2010–2012   Teaching Assistant, “Aging & Society” (HLTHAGE1BB3). McMaster University, Hamilton, ON.

2012   Volunteer Teaching Assistant, “Health, Arts, and Humanities at the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). The University of Toronto, Toronto, ON.

2008–2010   Volunteer Class Assistant, “Human Form & Structure: Introduction to Anatomy” (SCTM2B02). OCAD University, Toronto, ON.