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EDUCATION

Ph.D. Student, Communications and Media, Institute of Communications Research, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013-present.

M.A., Communication, Culture & Technology, Georgetown University, 2013.

B.A., English and American Studies, Minor in Creative Writing, University of Maryland, College Park, 2011.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Citizen Mapping as Resistance Practice – 4S 2015 (Denver, CO).

Traffic in Mapping the Social – HASTAC 2015 (Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI).

Toward New Terrains: The Mediatization of Mapping and its Systemic Effects – HASTAC 2014 (Ministry of Culture, Lima, Peru).

Critiquing Locative Art: Locality, Performance, and Commodification – AEJMC Midwinter 2014 (University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK).

Invisible Google: Geolocative Representation, Media Urbanism, and Situationism – Invisible Cities: Located Design and Digital Knowledge (University of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada), October 2013.

Panelist – Living the Modern Life: Space, Technology, and Identity – C10: The 10th Annual University of Illinois Communications Collaboration Conference (UIUC), October 2013.

Controversies in Coding: Analyzing Oracle’s MySQL Controversy – STGlobal 2013.

Hybrid Museum Experiences – The Conscience Unconference: Using Social Media for Good (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the Center for New Media at George Mason University), December 2009.

WORKSHOPS AND POST-CONFERENCES

Presenter, “Mapping the ‘Stuff’ of Politics,” midweSTS Graduate Student Workshop 2016 (Chicago, IL).

Panel Moderator and Co-Organizer, Revising the University: Exploring Extratextual Scholarship (UIUC), 2015.

Presenter, Interrogating the Nonhuman Turn Graduate Student Workshop (Unit for Criticism and Interpretive Theory, UIUC), 2015.

Co-Organizer, Critical Interventions in the Digital Humanities (Post-Conference) – HASTAC 2014 (Ministry of Culture, Lima, Peru).

FELLOWSHIPS, ASSISTANTSHIPS AND AWARDS

Research Assistant, Innovation in the Global Midwest Project, Humanities Without Walls, Fall 2016-present.

Research Assistant, Professor Kevin Hamilton, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Spring 2016.

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Department of Media and Cinema Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall 2015 – present. Included on the Center for Innovation in Teaching and Learning’s List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent.

Seeing Systems Fellow, Learning to See Systems INTERSECT group, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall 2013-Spring 2015.

Research Assistant, Professor Matthew Tinkcom, Georgetown University, Spring 2012.

Graduate Teaching Assistant, CCTP-505: Introduction to Communication, Culture & Technology, Georgetown University, Fall 2012.

College Study Skills Lecturer (Graduate Assistant), University of Maryland Academic Achievement Programs, Summer 2012.

University of Maryland Department of American Studies Service Award, Spring 2011.

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