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Assistant Professor, Western University

I lecture in the areas of television and radio studies, media representation, and global social change. My research interests include therapeutic narratives, the politics of loss, and structures of power.


  • 2013–present
    Assistant Professor, Western University


  • 2019 
    University of Western Ontario, PhD
  • 2007 
    Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), MA in Media Studies
  • 1999 
    University of Manitoba, B.Ed
  • 1995 
    University of Manitoba, BA


  • 2020
    Antiheroines of Contemporary Media, From “Basic Bitch” to “Boss Bitch”: Morality & Motherhood in NBC’s Good Girls
  • 2013
    Television and New Media, Bootcamp, Brides, and BMI: Biopedagogical Narratives of Health and Belonging on Canadian Size-Transformation Television