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Lecturer in Journalism, City, University of London

I am currently a journalism lecturer at City University London. I am originally from Canada, but have also studied and worked in the US, China, Hong Kong, Denmark, Sweden, and now the UK. I have worked in radio and television as a reporter and producer. Most recently, I have co-produced a documentary called Good Girls Don't Tell, which features the stories of women who have survived college campus sexual assault. I have an LL.M in human rights and specialize in how human rights are portrayed in news coverage - both in traditional and online media. I am currently focusing on the representation of gender in news, and especially how sexual violence against women is portrayed.


  • –present
    Lecturer in Journalism, City, University of London
  • 2012–2017
    Freelance Producer, Cliff Kule, Partners in Motion, Wavelength Entertainment, Self
  • 2016–2016
    Visiting Scholar, Copenhagen Business School
  • 2013–2016
    Research Assistant, Texas Tech University


  • 2016 
    Texas Tech University, Ph.D. in Media and Communication
  • 2012 
    LL.M. in Human Rights, University of Hong Kong


  • 2017
    Silencing survivors: how news coverage neglects the women accusing Donald Trump of sexual misconduct, Feminist Media Studies
  • 2016
    Mobile masculinities: An investigation of hegemonic masculinity in gay dating apps, Masculinity & Social Change
  • 2016
    The contextualization of the watchdog and civic journalistic roles: Reevaluating journalistic role performance in U.S. newspapers, Revista Palabra Clave
  • 2016
    Pacifying the dragon? How expatriate media professionals are gatekeeping in the Chinese media system, International Journal of Communication
  • 2014
    What a year! The framing of marriage equality through media’s selected sources in 201, Journal of Communication Inquiry