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Education


2016 – 2018   

Master of Arts, English Literature, University of Ottawa
Thesis: Dissensus and Poetry: The Poet as Activist in Experimental English-Canadian Poetry
Supervisor: Professor Robert Stacey

2010 – 2016 

Bachelor of Arts, English Literature with a minor in Philosophy, University of Ottawa, graduated Magna Cum Laude


Honours and Awards


 

2018    Admission Scholarship, University of Ottawa
2017    Admission Scholarship, University of Ottawa
2017    David Staines Graduate Scholarship, University of Ottawa  Ottawa
2017    John Spencer Hill English Scholarship, University of Ottawa  Ottawa 
2016    Admission Scholarship, University of Ottawa
2014    Merit Scholarship, University of Ottawa
2013    Merit Scholarship, University of Ottawa
2013    Dean’s Honour List, University of Ottawa
2012    Merit Scholarship, University of Ottawa
2012           Dean’s Honour List, University of Ottawa
2012    McOpco Scholarship, McDonald’s Restaurant
2012    Merit Scholarship, University of Ottawa
2011    Dean’s Honour List, University of Ottawa
2011    Merit Scholarship, University of Ottawa


Research Interests


  • Experimental and contemporary poetry and poetics 
  • Labour and activist theory
  • Union and community organizing
  • Material culture, digital media, and technology studies
  • Cultural studies


Research Experience 


2016 – 2018     Graduate Student, Department of English, University      University of Ottawa

  • Master’s project investigated different poetical practices that have manifested dissensus in order to problematize our definitions of what counts as innovative and activist poetry

2017            Research Assistant, Kanada Koncrete:        Material       Material Poetries in the Digital Age,    Uni  versity          University of Ottawa

  • Work to organize and manage the conference and its exhibition 


Conference Presentations 



Other Publications


 

Teaching Experience 


Guest Lecturer,  University of Ottawa

“Academia and Chill: A Digital and/or Social Experiment.” Guest lecture given at ENG3171 Communication Information Age, University of Ottawa, Fall 2019

Teaching AssistantUniversity of Ottawa

Fall 2019       ENG3171 Communication Information Age
Fall 2019       ENG1112 Technical Report Writing
Fall 2018       ENG1100 Essay Writing
Summer 2018     ENG1100 Essay Writing
Winter 2018     ENG1131 Business Writing
Fall 2017       ENG1100 Essay Writing
Winter 2017     ENG1112 Technical Report Writing 
Fall 2016       ENG1100 Essay Writing

  • Applied specific grading criteria in order to evaluate and provide detailed feedback on each student’s assignments, tests, and exam
  • Developed creative teaching solutions to promote student comprehension and engagement
  • Communicated effectively and professionally within a classroom and office setting
  • Provided guidance to students researching term papers
  • Counselled students experiencing difficulties in the course

Corrector,  University of Ottawa

Winter 2019   ENG1120 Prose Fiction

  • Under the supervision of the professor, assists in the correction of tests, essays, and exams

Academic and Administrative Experience 


2019 – Present    Communications Coordinator, CUPE 2626
2017 – Present    Blogger, www.thatsabsurd.ca
2016 – Present    Performer, Rhombus 19 Poetry Performance Ensemble          Ensemble 
2017 – 2019       Outreach Coordinator, TREE Poetry Reading      Se             Series   
2017              Writers’ Retreat Organizer, English  Department       Department Graduate Student Association, University        University of Ottawa
2016 – 2019       Reader, Ottawa Arts Review
2016 – 2018       Master’s Student Representative, English Department        Department Graduate Student Association, University        University of Ottawa
2016 – 2018       Recording Officer, CUPE 2626
2012 – 2015       Volunteer, Ottawa’s International Writers Festival          Festival 


Languages 


Fluent in French and English