Supervision

PhD Thesis

Supervisor, From the Gutter to the Podium: The Rise of North American Female-Authored Autobiographical Comics. Lauranne Poherec, Department of English (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2015 - )

  • Awards received since 2015

Women's Association of Memorial Unversity Graduate Student Scholarship (PhD program) (2015)

Dean's Doctoral Award, Memorial University of Newfoundland (2015)

Supervisor, Female Identity: Cultural Collisions, Notions of Belonging, and Ideas of Home in Hyphenated-Canadian Literatures. Francesca Boschetti, Department of English (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2013 - )

  • Awards received since 2013

International Resource Centre Scholarship (2015)

Women's Association of Memorial Unversity Graduate Student Scholarship (PhD program) (2014)

International Student Resource Centre Scholarship Award (2013)

Graduate Officer Award, Memorial University of Newfoundland (2013)

Women’s Association of Memorial University Graduate Student Scholarship (M.A. program) (2013)

Co-supervisor (with Dr. Sonja Boon and Dr. Maggie Atkinson), The Anarchy of the Times: Feminism and Personal Narrative in the Visual Arts by Women Performance Artistis. Tanya Neilson, Interdisciplinary Doctorate of Philosophy (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2013 - ) 

Co-advisor (with Prof. Mieke Bal and Dr. Esther Peeren), History by Proxy: Imaging the Great Irish Famine. Niamh Ann Kelly, Amsterdam School for Cultural Analysis. (University of Amsterdam, 2003-2010)

  • Current occupation

Programme chair, BA in Visual and Critical Studies. Dublin Institute of Technology.

  • Awards received since 2003

cum laude distinction for Doctoral dissertation

MA Thesis

Supervisor,"It's a Batman's World," Part II: Subversions of Social Order in Batman Comics, 1986-2011." Aidan Diamond, Department of English (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2015 - )

MPhil Thesis

Supervisor, "Love's Protest: Collected Essays on Historiography." Laura Moncion, MPhil Programme in the Humanities. (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2015 - )

Supervisor, “Failures of Representation: Queer Realism in Contemporary Autobiographical Cinema.” Jonathan Petrychyn, MPhil Programme in the Humanities. (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2012-2014)

  • Awards received since 2012

cum laude distinction for his Master’s Thesis

Fellow of the School of Graduate Studies

  • Current position

PhD Candidate, Film Studies, York University

Supervisor, “Reading between the Bylines: Portrayals of Truth in Western Print Journalism.” Denise Flint, MPhil Programme in the Humanities. (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2008-2010)

Supervisor, "Unfocused Snapshots." Jeremy Rose, MPhil Programme in the Humanities. (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2005-2007)

  • Current position

Partner at Daybright Solutions (Marketing Consultant, Web Design, Web Development)

Honours Essay

Supervisor, “Ladies and Gentelment! You’ve read about it in the Newspapers! Now, shutter as you observe, before your very eyes, that most rare and tragic of nature’s mistakes! I give you …” The Female Body!: An Analysis of Female Characters in Batman: The Killing Joke.” Melissa Wong, English (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2016)

Supervisor, “The Symbolic Narrative of Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth Dismantles the Central Tenets of the Modern Batman Canon.” Thomas Luke, English (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2015)

Supervisor, “Mind the Gap: Mapping around Performativity in Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home.” Jamie Harnum-Davidson, English (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2013)

  • Current position

MA Student, Women and Gender Studies, York University

Supervisor, "Victims or Visionaires? An Examination of the Heroines of Harlequin and the Roles of Women in the Late 20th Century." Katilyn Baker, English (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2009).

  • Current occupation

owner / operator of an online Etsy shop

       contributor for The Current

substitute librarian, Newfoundland Public Libraries Association (Churchill Falls)

Supervisor, "The Trouble with Stories: The Intersection of Storytelling with History and Identity in Thomas Kings' Green Grass, Running Water and Eden Robinson's Monkey Beach." Danielle Yetman, English (Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2007)

  • Current occupation

Senior Creative Writer, m5 Marketing Communications

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