CV

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Science and Technology Studies [Ongoing]. York University, Canada.
    • Dissertation: “A faint glow: Developing and deploying atomic expertise in Cold War Canada, 1942 – 1963”
    • Supervisor: Edward Jones-Imhotep
    • Comprehensive Committee: Matthew Farish and Marcel Martel
  • Master of Arts in Science and Technology Studies [2016]. York University, Canada.
    • Major Research Paper: “A postmodern nation?: Reframing the classical modernist narrative through Canadian Cold War technological projects”
    • Supervisor: Edward Jones-Imhotep
  • Specialised Honours Bachelor of Science in Computer Science [2012]. York University, Canada.
    • Capstone Project: “Imputation of Missing Values in Microarray Data”
    • Supervisor: Suprakash Datta

Experience

Graduate Assistant

  • Doctoral Research Assistant. SSHRC Insight Development Grant – Reliable Humans, Trustworthy Machines: A Cultural History of Technological Failure. Department of History. York University. 09/2017 – 04/2018.
  • Science and Technology Studies Seminar Series Coordinator. Department of Science and Technology Studies. York University. 09/2015 – 04/2016.

Research Assistant

  • Digital Initiatives Coordinator. John Tyndall Correspondence Project. York University. 06/2017 – Present.

Teaching Assistant

  • NATS 1775 – Technology and Civilization. Division of Natural Science, Department of Science and Technology Studies. York University. 05/2017 – 07/2017.
  • NATS 1700 – Computers, Information and Society. Division of Natural Science, Department of Science and Technology Studies. York University. 09/2016 – 04/2017.
  • NATS 1860 – Science: Past, Present and Future. Division of Natural Science, Department of Science and Technology Studies. York University. 09/2015 – 04/2016.

Administrative

  • Vice-President Unit 3 (pro tem); Executive Committee. CUPE Local 3903. 02/2018 – Present.
  • Graduate Student Member of the Tenure and Promotions Adjudication Committee. Department of Science & Technology Studies. 10/2017.
  • STS Student Representative to the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) Council. York University. 09/2017 – Present.
  • Extended Health Benefits (EHB) Committee Member. CUPE Local 3903. 04/2017 – Present.
  • President. Science and Technology Studies Graduate Student Association (STSGSA). 09/2016 – Present.
  • Funding Committee Member. York University Graduate Student Association (YUGSA). 09/2016 – Present.
  • Professional Development Fund (PDF) Coordinator. CUPE Local 3903. 06/2016 – 10/2017.
  • Science and Technology Studies Graduate Program Director Search Committee Member. Science and Technology Studies Graduate Program. York University. 01/2017 – 05/2017.
  • Executive Committee Member. Visions and Collaborations: 1st Annual York Graduate Student Research Conference – A Canada150 Initiative. 11/2016 – 04/2017.
  • Science and Technology Studies Graduate Executive Committee Representative (MA). Science and Technology Studies Graduate Program. York University. 09/2015 – 08/2016.

Affiliations

  • Graduate Research Associate. Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies. York University. 09/2016 – Present.

Conferences

  • “From Christian to Capitalist: How popular science for children instilled societal norms and morals.” HSS Annual Meeting. History of Science Society. Toronto, Canada. 10/11/2017.
  • “North of modernity: Was the DEW line a pragmatic success?” Innovation and Aberration CSTHA Biennial Conference. Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association. London, Canada. 04/11/2017.
  • “North of modernity: Pragmatism and the DEW Line.” SHOT Annual Meeting. Society for the History of Technology. Philadelphia, United States. 27/10/2017.
  • “Our atomic past: Revisiting a forgotten Canada.” Untold Stories of the Past 150 Years Conference. University College Dublin (Craig Dobbin Chair in Canadian Studies). Dublin, Ireland. 29/04/2017.
  • “The ‘Discarded’ Early Warning Line: Radar Stations in the High Arctic.” Looking at Junk Binocular Conference. York University (STS) / University of Toronto (IHPST). Toronto, Canada. 29/04/2016.
  • “The ‘Universality’ of Technology: The normalisation of Western bias through an increasingly dominant socio-technological lens.” Changing Worlds Conference. University of Vienna / Institute for Advanced Studies. Vienna, Austria. 21/11/2015.
  • “‘Opening up new vistas’: Examining Telidon’s ability to (un)successfully traverse borders in a time of technological transition.” Science and Technology Across Borders CSTHA Biennial Conference. Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association. Toronto, Canada. 07/11/2015.

Awards & Certificates

  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS). Government of Ontario & York University. 09/2017. [$15 000].
  • The Vernon Oliver Stong Graduate Scholarships in Science. Faculty of Science, York University. 03/2017. [$10 000].
  • Senior ‘Record of Completion’ Certificate. Teaching Commons, York University. 05/2016.
  • Member of the Dean’s Honour Roll. York University. 2009-2011.

Organisations

  • Canadian International History Committee (CIH)
  • Canadian Science and Technology Historical Association (CSTHA)
  • History of Science Society (HSS)
  • Society for the History of Technology (SHOT)