Assistant Professor in the School of Health and Human Performance at Dalhousie University and cross-appointed to the Gender and Women's Studies Program. He has been funded by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) for his work in the areas of gender, sex and sexuality. His research interests include substance use, gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men’s health, sexual health, online technologies, LGBTQ2S health, masculinities, Indigenous boys’ and men’s health, and post-secondary pedagogical practices. He has received numerous awards for his interactive teaching methods and is widely known as an innovator in the classroom. He is the former Chair of the Nova Scotia Rainbow Action Project, was a member of the board of directors for the Halifax Sexual Health Centre for eight years, currently serves on the AIDS Coalition of Nova Scotia: Gay Men’s Health Advisory Committee, and regional advisor for the Community-Based Research Centre for Gay Men’s Health.