2019 - ongoing
Simon Fraser University | Master of Arts
SSHRC - Joseph Armand Bombardier CGS-M Recipient
BCGS Masters Scholarship Recipient
Dean's Graduate Fellowship Recipient
Glenfraser Endowment Research Award in Acoustic Communication
R. M. Schafer Scholarship Recipient
2015 - 2019
'X' University (formerly Ryerson University) | Bachelor of Arts
Media Production with Sound Media Concentration
3.9 GPA: with distinction
Indigenizing the National Broadcast Soundscape
To be published with the Radio Journal: International Studies in Broadcast & Audio Media. Co-authored with Stacey Copeland.
Ambient Workspaces - Travelling with Sound
SFU Collective Blog Series
Available to read HERE.
Find your Aural Compass
Issue 36: Printed
Teaching & Research
2018 - 2021
Teaching Assistant & Tutor Marker
'X' University & Simon Fraser University
Responsible for leading tutorials and supporting students through various in person and online courses
Marked assignments and planned lessons & activities
2020 - 2021
Research Assistant on Livable Soundscapes
Worked on the SSHRC funded research project led by Dr. Milena Droumeva.
Assisted in various aspects of the project including workshop design, soundwalk guidance, audio editing, and material collection.
An interview published about our work can be found HERE.
Student Advisor - CEED Podcast & SFU
Worked directly with the CEED community centre to assist in the development of a new podcast (partnered with SFU)
Led various workshops on podcasting foundations, assisted in audio editing, and performed weekly brainstorming & recording sessions with the team
Reviewer - BC Studies Soundworks
Occasional peer-reviewer for BC Studies Soundworks submissions
Panel Presenter | Canadian Communication Association Conference
Noise Cancellation as Colonization: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Bose & Apple's Noise Cancelling Headphones
Panel Presenter | SFU Communication Graduate Conference
'Creator gave us two ears and one mouth': Environmental activism at the intersections of Indigeneity and Acoustic Ecology
Panel Presenter | Great Lakes Association for Sound Studies
Noise Cancellation: The Colonial Soundscape
Panel Presenter | Organized Abandonment: Cultures of Crisis & Resistance Conference
Cancelled due to COVID-19
Panel Presenter | Indigenous Graduate Student Symposium (UBC)
Cancelled due to COVID-19
Jan - Aug 2019
Promotions Intern / Assistant
CHUM 104.5 & Virgin Radio Toronto (Bell Media)
Worked directly with Dwane Read and Kristie Boadwin, the promotional organizers at CHUM 104.5 and Virgin Radio.
Assisted in all promotional material and contest event details for both radio stations.
2015 - 2018
Radio Host & Producer
Spiritlive Radio Station: X University
Produced and hosted multiple radio programs for 3 years through Spiritlive, ranging from a musical theatre review to a Toronto based music showcase.
Contacted musicians to be guests for the radio station (interviews and performances).
2014 - 2019
Viner Kennedy Law Firm
Junior legal assistant and receptionist for Viner Kennedy Law Firm
Assisted in opening files, drafting wills, finalizing real estate deals, drafting EDI training documents.
Teaching Specialities: Sound Studies & Acoustic Ecology, Communication Technologies, Research Methods, Digital Media, Indigeneity
Writer & Ghostwriter: Proficient in various writing tones and formatting styles
Sound Recording, Mixing and Mastering: Proficient with Zoom microphones, shotgun microphones, Pro Tools, and Audacity.