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New York University
Ph.D., Media, Culture, and Communication, December 2012
Dissertation Title: Redefining Pollution: Plastics in the Wild (Open Access)

State University of New York at Stony Brook
M.F.A., Studio Art, 2006
Advanced Graduate Certificate in Cultural Studies, 2006
Thesis: Dioramas and Hybridity: Stories and Concepts of Nature

Mount Allison University
B.F.A. with Distinction, 2002
Minor in Biology


Assistant Professor, July 2014-present
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Department of Geography
Cross appointments to Environmental Sciences, Department of Sociology, and the Marine Institute

Founder and Director, 2015-present
Civic Laboratory for Environmental Action Research (CLEAR)

Chair in Teaching and Learning, 2015-2017
Memorial University of Newfoundland, Faculty of Arts

Co-Principal Investigator & Co-Founder, December 2012-2014
Superstorm Research Lab

Postdoctoral Fellow, September 2013 – July 2014
Social Science Environmental Health Research Institute, Northeastern University

Postdoctoral Fellow, January 2013 – August 2013
Intel Center for Science and Technology in Social Computing (ICST-S), New York University

Publications: see Writing page


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Last updated September 2017