Experience

Employment

  • In My Own Voice Arts Association (MOVe) (2014-2016) Director of Operations
  • Atlantic Institute of Criminology (2011-2014) Research Associate
  • Stepping Stone Association (2013) Interim Coordinator
  • Ryakuga Collaborative (2007-2012) Social Media Co-ordinator
  • Department of Sociology Anthropology, MSVU (2012) Research Methods Lab Assistant
  • Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (2010) Alternative Budget Coordinator
  • Atlantic Institute of Criminology (2007-2009) Research Assistant to Dr. Donald Clairmont
  • Novel Tech Ethics, Dalhousie University (2009) Research/Administrative Assistant
  • Dalhousie University, Department of Bioethics (2008-2009) Administrative Secretary
  • Dalhousie University, Division of Medicine Education (2008) Research Assistant/Administrative Support
  • Atlantic Centre for the Study of the Information Society (2007-2008) Research Coordinator/Administrative Assistant
  • Equity and Technology Research Project (2005–2007) Assistant to Dr. Dianne Looker (Canada Research Chair)
  • Mount Saint Vincent University (2005-2007) Department of Sociology/Anthropology

Other Projects/Contracts

  • Halifax Point in Time Street Count (May 2015) with AHANS – Lead Analyst
  • GotAVoiceFM Gottingen 250 Community Radio Project (September 2014) with iMOVe, Ryakuga Collaborative, and North End Business Association
  • The 2014 HRM Roundtable Review of Public Safety (2014) with Dr. Don Clairmont – Research Assistant
  • The Dalhousie Restorative Justice Pilot (2013-2014) with Dr. Don Clairmont – Research Assistant, Program Evaluator
  • NS Co-Op Council Community Radio Project (November 2012) with Ryakuga Collaborative and NS Co-Op Council – Social Media Administrator
  • Radio Bell Island (March 2012) with Ryakuga Collaborative and Newfoundland Rural Secretariat – Social Media Facilitator
  • MSVU Human Library (March 2012) with Dr. Alan Brown – Organizer
  • Health and Homelessness in Halifax (2012) with AHANS – Lead Analyst
  • Social Economy Radio (June 2011) with Ryakuga Collaborative and Dr. Leslie Brown (MSVU) – Social media facilitator
  • Halifax Housing Helps (April 2009) – Program Evaluator
  • Health and Homelessness in Halifax (2009) with AHANS – Lead Analyst
  • The Artists for Autism Picture Book (December 2008) with Stonesong Press and The Society of Artists for Autism – Editor
  • Snakes, Snails and Puppy Dog Tails: Autism and Our Boys’ Health (October 2008) With Dr. Blye Frank for CIHR Café Scientifique – Organizer
  • The 1st Annual Artists for Autism Auction and Fundraising Gala (October 2008) Independent Project to benefit Autism Society Nova Scotia – Organizer
  • ALI/CACE Summer Institute Evaluation (August 2008) With Dr. Blye Frank – Program Evaluator
  • Promises and Pitfalls Documentary Dissemination Blog (August 2007) For Dr. Barbara Cottrell
  • Equity and Technology Teacher’s Workshop (May 2007) – Organizer
  • Wolfville Community Radio Broadcast (March 2007) with Ryakuga Collaborative and The Equity and Technology Project – Organizer
  • Eastern Shore Community Radio Broadcast (November 2006) with Ryakuga Collaborative and The Equity and Technology Project – Organizer
  • ICT Summer Institute (August 2006) with Dr. Blye Frank and Tara Kinch, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine Education – Facilitator
  • International Equity and Technology Spring Workshop (June 2006) with the International Equity and Technology Research Alliance – Organizer

Presentations

  • Guest Speaker – HRPD Executive Council Session on Social Indicators of Public Safety (2012) HRPD Headquarters, Halifax NS
  • Guest Speaker – Nova Scotia Food Alliance Youth Workshop Using Social Media for Promotion (2011) Bloomfield Centre, Halifax NS
  • Guest Speaker – MSVU Centre for Women in Business Market Intelligence Workshop (2010) MSVU, Halifax NS
  • Panelist -Café Scientifique on Health and Homelessness Report with Claudia Jahn, Patti Melanson and Jean Hughes (2009), Just Us! Café; Halifax, NS
  • Guest speaker -St. Mary’s University International Trade Research Workshop (2009), World Trade and Convention Centre, Halifax NS
  • Panelist -Mixing “Old” and “New” Technology: Merging Web 2.0 with Community Radio (2009), presented at annual meeting of the Bay of Fundy Protection Network; Wolfville, NS
  • Panelist -Café Scientifique on Autism and Boys’ Health (2008) with Dr. Sarah Shea, Dr. Susan Bryson and Vicki Harvey
  • Conference Presentation -Which Web 2.0: Facebook, Myspace and why context matters (2007), presented at Towards a Social Science of Web 2.0 conference, York, UK
  • Workshop Presentation -Online Identity and Privacy (2006) presented at ICT Summer Institute, Dalhousie University; Halifax, NS
  • Workshop Presentation -Using the Internet for Research Papers (2006) presented at ICT Summer Institute, Dalhousie University; Halifax, NS
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