I regularly write on technology, feminism, and activism for the ALiGN Media Lab. Published posts:
2019, Feb. “Is it me? Or is it You(Tube)?” (Blog post).
2019, Feb. "Exploring the Dark Web: TOR for activism.” (Special issue, I-lluminate).
2018, Nov. “I’m burning for a Silicon Valley revolution!” (Blog post).
2018, Oct. “Re-worlding by re-wording.” (Blog post).
2018, May. “Living in vs living with media - Networks of online harassment.” (Blog post).
2018, April. “Where are all the Indigenous languages, Duolingo?” (Blog post).
2018, Feb. “Algorithmic trends - A new digital divide with the knowledge of platforms?” (Blog post).
2018, Jan. “What’s Law got to do with it?” (Blog post).
2017, Dec. “Reproductive coercion, stealthing, and social media.” (Blog post).
2017, Nov. “What’s the big deal with Open Source Software?” (Blog post).
2017, Oct. “Slactivism? Or just different forms of activism?” (Blog post).
2017, Sept. “The community in the comments section". (Blog post).
2017, Sept. “Taking light-hearted and sassy popular feminism seriously.” (Blog post).
2016. "A prehistory of the cloud" by Tung-Hui Hu. Journal of Communication, 66: E12-E14. (Book review).
2014. "Celebrity, sex, fashion ... and feminism? Exploring the relationship between popular feminist media blogs and perceptions of feminism." Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario. (Master's thesis).
2012. "Celebrating the small triumphs and hopeful for more: Alberta and the Status of Women Canada." Article published in The fACTivist, Edmonton Social Planning Council.
2009. "Early childhood screening in immigrant and refugee populations." Report for the Canadian Council on Learning. Co-authored with: R. J. Gokiert, W. Chow, B. Parsa-Pajou, J. Bisanz, C. Vandenberghe, and Y. Chui.
2009. "Cross-cultural lessons: Early childhood development screening and approaches to research and practice." Community-University Partnership for the Study of Children, Youth and Families, University of Alberta. Co-authored with: W. Chow, R. J. Gokiert, and B. Parsa-Pajou.
2018, November. Silencing violence 2.0: Examining online activism by marginalized groups in ending violence against women in Canada. Presented at the Mediating Change Conference in Denton, Texas.
2018, September. Academic freedom and equity working group. Roundtable at Always a Zero-Sum Game? Exploring the Tensions Between Academic Freedom and Anti-Oppression, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario.
2017, March. There's an app for that? Imagining a Canadian future free from sexual and racial violence through speculative design. Roundtable at Canada Visions 2042, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario.
2016, June. Ellen Pao vs reddit: Mobilization discourses of reddit's anti-harassment policy. Paper presented at Console-ing Passions: International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media and Feminism in South Bend, Indiana.
2015, May. The role of online technologies in ending violence against women. Presented for the Sexual Assault Network’s Professional Development Day, Ottawa, Ontario.
2015, April. Digital dating violence: Sharing intimate images. Keynote speaker for the In Love and In Danger Conference, Ottawa, Ontario.
2014, May. Online feminism(s): Exploring the role of feminist media blogs for young women. Paper presented at the Annual Canadian Communications Association Conference in St. Catherine’s, Ontario.
2013, October. Social media and dating violence. Keynote speaker for the In Love and In Danger Conference, Ottawa, Ontario.
2013, May. Men’s feelings of success in graduate school: An impostor phenomenon study. Paper presented at the Qualitative Analysis Conference in Ottawa, Ontario. Co-presented with: J. Mackin and G. Antaya.
2012, March. Cyber mommas: Impacts on cyberfeminism with race, class and gender policing in the mommy blogosphere. Paper presented at the Gender, Society and Culture Conference in Ottawa, Ontario.
2011, April. Early childhood screening in immigrant and refugee populations: Coordinating sources of validity evidence. Paper presented at The AERA 2010 Annual Meeting in New Orleans. Co-presented with: R. J. Gokiert, W. Chow, E. Derus, and B. Parsa-Pajouh.
2009, November. Indigenous-specific early childhood development programming in Alberta: Why should it matter? Poster session presented at the Women’s and Children’s Health Research Institute Research Day in Edmonton, Alberta. Co-presented with: R. J. Gokiert and W. Chow.
2009, May. Developmental screening with immigrant and refugee families. Paper presented at Childcare Conference 2009. Grant MacEwen University, Edmonton, Alberta. Co-presented with: W. Chow.
2009, April. Developmental screening of immigrant and refugee children: Cultural validity and parents’ perceptions. Poster session presented at the Society for Research in Child Development in Denver, Colorado. Co-presented with: R. J. Gokiert, W. Chow, B. Parsa-Pajouh, and C. Vandenberghe.
2009, March. Community-based evaluation of a preschool development initiative. Poster session presented at the Community-University Engaged Research Showcase, Faculty of Extension, University of Alberta, Edmonton. Co-presented with: B. Parsa-Pajouh, R. J. Gokiert, W. Chow, and C. Vandenberghe.