I am a PhD candidate at City University London. My thesis is on cultural policy coordination in the European Union and more specifically the role of Open Method of Coordination (OMC) in governing this limited but politically charged competence. I am interested in many aspect of contemporary public governance including including EU institutions, identity politics, and local and rural public policy and governance. I am originally from Nova Scotia, Canada.


  • 2012–present
    PhD candidate, City University London


  • 2009 
    University of Glasgow, Master of Science/Media Management
  • 2008 
    McGill University, Bachelor of Arts/Political Science