Associate Professor, Tenure-Track
Wilfrid Laurier University
Appointed as Member of the Graduate Faculty at Wilfrid Laurier University in 2012
Ph.D. Science and Technology Studies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, USA 2009
Dissertation Title: Constructing a Politics of Knowledge in the Age of the Internet
Examination Areas: Politics and Policy of Science and Technology, Internet Studies, Social and Cultural Studies of Science and Technology, Philosophy of Science and Technology
Graduate Certificate. Internet Studies, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, Western Australia, 2000
M.A. Political Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA, 1998
Thesis Title: Disciplinary Themes in Aristotleâ€™s Political and Ethical Theories
B.A. Philosophy and Political Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, VA, USA. 1996
2011- Assistant Professor, Department of Communication Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
2014- Co-director, Collaboratory for Digital Discourse and Culture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
2010- Senior Researcher in Virtual Worlds, EDGE Lab, Ryerson University
2012-2013 Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Planning, University of Waterloo
2008-2014 Co-director, Center for Digital Discourse and Culture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
2008-2011 Instructor, Political Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
2008-2009 Visiting Assistant Professor, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
2007-2010 Junior Information Ethics Fellow, Center for Information Policy Research, School of Information Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
2007-2008 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Communications, University of Illinois, Chicago
2006-2007 Assistant Professor, School of Information and Library Science, Pratt Institute
2005-2006 Co-director, Center for Digital Discourse and Culture,Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
2005-2009 Visiting Research Scholar, Australian Creative Resources Online, Queensland University of Technology
1998-2005 Manager, Center for Digital Discourse and Culture, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
1998-2006 Instructor, Political Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
1999-2001 Director, Cyber-assistants program, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
1998-2000 Director, VTOnline, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
1997-1999 Instructional Designer, On-Line Master of Arts in Political Science, Political Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
HONOURS AND AWARDS:
2012 Wilfrid Laurier University Merit Award
2010 Values in Information Design Fellow, NYC Workshop
2007-2010 Junior Information Ethics Fellow, Center for Information Policy Research, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
2006 Scholar Fellow Program (Educational Technology Fellow @ VPI&SU)
2005 Lifetime Membership Award. Association of Internet Researchers (second award)
2005 Graduate Fellow of the NSF Workshop on Values in Information Systems Design
2004 Oxford Internet Institute. Summer Doctoral Programme
2002 Lifetime Membership Award. Association of Internet Researchers
2000 E-Learning Design Award for On-Line M.A. in Political Science
EXTERNAL RESEARCH FUNDING:Â
Year Source Amount per year Purpose**
2014 SSHRC $25000*** Collaboration
2013 EDGElab ~$5000 Equipment
2009 JoiLab $500 Workshop
2008 GamesforChange $1000 Workshop
2008 Linden Lab $2000 Workshop
2007 Linden Lab $1800 Workshop
2001 Sun Microsystems $43000 Lab Equipment
2001 Ecrix Corporation $6000 Lab Equipment
2000 Sun Microsystems $53000 Lab Equipment
Large Collaborative Grants:
2009.Â External Researcher.Â EDGE: Experiential Design and Gaming Environment Lab.Â Co-PIsÂ D. Androutsos, A. Bal, D. Fels, A. Goodrum, M. Gorbet, R. Lachman, E. Law, Â J. Nolan.Â Funding CFI amount $1,148,000.Â Ryerson University
2004.Â ODDPAW: Open-source Design and Development of Persistent Game Worlds, Danish Science Agency at the Information Technology University of Copenhagen with Espen Aarseth, Lisbeth Klastrup, T.L.Â Taylor, Susana Tosca, Anker Helms Jorgensen, and Troels Degn Johansson. $550000,
** Purpose: research, travel, publication, etc.
***This is a SSHRC partnership grant and I am a collaborator on the grant with Dr. Jason Nolan.
INTERNAL RESEARCH FUNDING:
2012 $5000 Research Assistant for Scholarly Communication and New Measures of Impact project, Wilfrid Laurier University. With Dr. Abby Goodrum
2011 $3000 Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Arts Startup Funds
Edited Books with Chapters
The International Handbook of Internet Research. Volume 2. ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger, Lisbeth Klastrup, and Matthew Allen, Springer, 2016 (under contract). ~1000 pp.
The Social Media Handbook. ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger and Theresa Senft. Routledge, NYC, NY. 2013
a) Hunsinger, Jeremy. “Interface and Infrastructure of Social Media”. p. 5-17
The Unconnected: Social Justice, Participation, and Engagement in the Information Society. ed. by Paul M.A. Baker, Jarice Hanson and Jeremy Hunsinger. Peter Lang Publishing. 2013
a) Hunsinger, Jeremy “Locus Communis: The Unconnected In and Within Virtual Worlds”. p. 125-142
Learning and Researching in Virtual Worlds. ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger and Aleks Krotoski. Taylor and Francis, London U.K. 2012. 160 pp.
Putting Knowledge to Work and Letting Information Play: The Center for Digital Discourse and Culture (Second Edition)* ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger, and Timothy W. Luke Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 2012. , 238 pp.
a) Luke, Timothy W. and Hunsinger, Jeremy. “Infocitizens: democracy, citizenship and ownership in European research funding”. p. 121-134
b) Hunsinger, Jeremy. “A short history of the Center for Digital Discourse and Culture”. p. 211-220
International Handbook of Internet Research ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger, Lisbeth Klastrup, and Matthew Allen, Springer, 2010. 622 pp.
a) Hunsinger, Jeremy. “Toward nomadological cyberinfrastructure”s. p. 279-294
International Handbook of Virtual Learning Environments ed. by Joel Weiss, Jason Nolan, Jeremy Hunsinger, and Peter Trifonas, Springer, 2006, 1615 pp.
a) Hunsinger, Jeremy. “The political economy of the internet: contesting capitalism, the spirit of informationalism, and virtual learning environments” p. 189-206
b) Wellman, Barry, Koku, Emmanuel and Hunsinger Jeremy. “Networked Scholarship”. p. 1429-1449
Internet Research Annual Vol. 1: Selected papers from the Association of Internet Researchers Conferences 2000-2002. ed. by Consalvo M., Baym N., Hunsinger J., Jensen K. B. , Logie J, Murero M., & Shade L. R., Springer, 2003, 283 pp.
Chapters in Books:
Hunsinger, J. and Jesiek, B. â€œCollecting and Preserving Memories From the Virginia Tech Tragedy: Realizing a Web Archiveâ€ in N. BrÃ¼ggers (ed), Web History (Peter Lang , 2009). p. 305-323
Hunsinger, J. and Jesiek, B. â€œThe April 16 Archive: Collecting and Preserving Memories of the Virginia Tech Tragedyâ€ in Agger, B. and Luke, T.W. Gunman on Campus: Tragedy and Terror at Virginia Tech. (Rowman and Littlefield, 2008). p 185-206
Hunsinger, J. “The Virtual and Virtuality: Toward Dialogues of Transdisciplinarity” in Pantelli, N. and Chiasson, M. Exploring Virtuality within and beyond Organizations: Social, Global and Local Dimensions (Palgrave, 2007) p. 269-285
Duque, R., Dutton, W. and Hunsinger, J. â€œGlobal Internet Researchâ€ in Shrum, W., Benson, K. R., Bijker, W. E, and Brunnstein, K. Past, Present and Future of Research in the Information Society. (Springer, 2006). p. 193-212
Papers in Referreed Journals
Hunsinger, J. “Against Speed Cosmopolitanism towards the slow university. FastCapitalism. 10(1) Open Humanities Press. 2013.
Hunsinger, J. “Interzoning In after Zoning Out on Infrastructure”. M/C Journal. 14(5) 2011
Hunsinger, J. “Knowledge and Cultural Production in the Context of Contemporary Capitalism: a Response to Wittkower”. FastCapitalism. 4(1). Open Humanities Press. 2009.
Hunsinger, J. “Broadening Possibilities by Expanding the Theoretical Richness of the Social Construction of TechnologyÂ â€. Social Epistemology. 19(2-3). 2005. p255-259.
Hunsinger, J. “Towards a Transdisciplinary Understanding of Internet Research”. The Information Society. 21(4). 2005. p. 277-279.
Hunsinger, J. “Academic logo: the paralogics of higher education”. M/C Journal. 6(3) 2003
Papers in refereed conference proceedings
Hunsinger, J. “The Social Workshop as PLE: Lessons from Hacklabs”. In Proceedings of the The PLE Conference 2011, Southampton, UK pp. 1-10. 2011 (Later Published in the Journal WebScience)
Hunsinger, J. “Where Did the Users Go: a Case Study of an Event-driven Memory Bank”. Proceedings of Cultural Heritage Online 2009
Papers under consideration
Dobson, Kathy, and J. Hunsinger. “The Political Economy of WikiLeaks: Transparency and Accountability through Digital and Alternative Media. Submitted to the Canadian Journal of Communication on September 1, 2014.
Introductions and shorter contribution
Hunsinger, Jeremy and Theresa Senft. “Introduction”. in The Handbook of Social Media. ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger and Theresa Senft.Routledge, NYC, NY. 2013 p.1-4
Baker, Paul M.A., Jarice Hanson, and Jeremy Hunsinger. “Introductionâ€. in The Unconnected: Social Justice, Participation, and Engagement in the Information Society.Â ed. by Paul M.A. Baker, Jarice Hanson and Jeremy Hunsinger. p. 1-5
Hunsinger, J. and Krotoski. A. “Introduction”. in Learning and Researching in Virtual Worlds. ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger and Aleks Krotoski. Taylor and Francis, London U.K. 2012. p. 1-6
Luke, Timothy W. and Hunsinger, Jeremy. “Introduction”. in Putting Knowledge to Work and Letting Information Play: The Center for Digital Discourse and Culture (Second Edition)* ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger, and Timothy W. Luke Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 2012. p. 1-14
Hunsinger, Jeremy and Matthew Allen.Â “Introduction”. in International Handbook of Internet Research ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger, Lisbeth Klastrup, and Matthew Allen, Springer, 2010. p.Â xxi-xxiv
Baym, N. and Hunsinger, J. “Places, politics and policies of the internet”. in Internet Research Annual Vol. 1.:Â Selected papers from the Association of Internet Researchers conferences 2000-2002 ed. by Consalvo M., Baym N., Hunsinger J., Jensen K. B. , Logie J, Murero M., & Shade L. R., Springer, 2003 p 107-108
Baym, N. and Hunsinger, J. “Creating Internet Research 1.0: The State of the Interdiscipline in Lawrenceâ€. in Internet Research Annual Vol. 1.:Â Selected papers from the Association of Internet Researchers conferences 2000-2002 ed. by Consalvo M., Baym N., Hunsinger J., Jensen K. B. , Logie J, Murero M., & Shade L. R., Springer, 2003 p. 8-9
Edited special issues of journals
Forthcoming â€œDemocratization of Hacking and Makingâ€. ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger and Andrew Schrock. New Media & Society. Sage Publications.
2013 â€œCultures of Virtual Worldsâ€. ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger and Adrienne Massanari. New review of Hypermedia and Multimedia. Taylor and Francis. London, U.K
2010 â€œLearning and Researching Virtual Worldsâ€. ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger and Aleks Krotoski. in Learning, Media, & Technology. Taylor and Francis.London, U.K.
2009 â€œLearning Infrastructures in the Social Sciences and Humanitiesâ€ ed. by Jeremy Hunsinger. Learning Inquiry. Springer, The Netherlands
2005 â€œLess of you, more of us: The political economy of power in virtual communitiesâ€. ed. by Jason Nolan and Jeremy Hunsinger. ACM SIGGROUP Bulletin
Other journal publications
2013 Hunsinger, Jeremy. “Cultural or Humanistic Complications”. MediaCommons.
2012 Hunsinger, Jeremy and Adrienne Massanari. “Introduction” Special issue on Cultures in Virtual Worlds. New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia. Taylor & Francis, London, UK. p. 231-236.
2010 Hunsinger, Jeremy and Aleks Krotoski. “Learning and researching in virtual worlds”. in Learning, Media, & Technology. Taylor & Francis, London, UK. p. 93-99.
2009 Hunsinger, Jeremy. “Introducing learning infrastructures: invisibility, context, and governance”. in Learning Infrastructures in the Social Sciences and Humanities. Learning Inquiry. Jeremy Hunsinger (Ed.) Springer, The Netherlands. p. 111-114.
2007 Nolan, Jason and Jeremy Hunsinger. “Editorial: introducing Learning Inquiry”. Learning Inquiry. 1(1). Springer. p. 1-6.
2005 Nolan, Jason and Jeremy Hunsinger. “Editors introduction”. SIGGROUP Bulletin, ACM. p 1.
2005 Hunsinger, Jeremy. “Reflexivity in e-science: virtual communities and research institutions”. SIGGROUP Bulletin, ACM. p. 36-42.
2006 Hunsinger, Jeremy. “Globalisation, Information And Libraries”. SCONUL Focus
2005 Hunsinger, Jeremy. â€œLaws of Cool: Knowledge Work and the Culture of Informationâ€. New Media & Society
2004 Hunsinger, Jeremy. â€œDigital Playâ€. Information for Social Change
2003 Hunsinger, Jeremy. â€œFour Fold Guattariâ€. Ephemera: Critical Dialogues on Organization (An extended review of four books)
2003 Hunsinger, Jeremy. â€œNew Media Readerâ€. Managing Information
2003 Hunsinger, Jeremy. â€œBuilding Virtual Communities: Learning and Change in Cyberspaceâ€. Managing Information.
2002 Hunsinger, Jeremy. â€œScience Studies Readerâ€. Journal of Information Technology and People
2002 Hunsinger, Jeremy. â€œVisions of STSâ€. Journal of Information Technology and People
Keynotes, Invited Talks, Conference Presentations:
2012 “The De/institutionalization of Internet Studies/Research”. Oxford Internet Institute’s Summer Doctoral Programme’s 10th Anniversary Conference. Oxford Internet Institute. Oxford, U.K.
2010 â€œFrames and Fields: An Overview of the Field and the Im/possibilities of Innovationâ€. Making Sense of Virtual Worlds and User-driven Innovation. Roskilde University. Magleaas, Denmark.
2014 â€œPragmatic Politics of Dis/engagement in Hacklab and Hackerspace Websitesâ€. CriMELab Salon, Department of English, Univeristy of Waterloo. Waterloo, On.
2013 “Mutatis Mutandis: Darknets, Anti-systemic Resistance versus the Technicities of Internet Control”. Communication Colloquia Series. Department of Communications, University of Illinois, Chicago.
2013 “Mutatis Mutandis: Darknets, Resistance, and the Technicities of Internet Governance”. Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme 2013. Information School, University of Toronto.
2012 “Advice for Early Career Academics in Internet Studies”. Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme 2012. Oxford University.
2012 â€œWhat is this knowledge we are managing?â€. Communitech Peer2Peer Network on Community and Knowledge Management. Communitech. Kitchener, Ontario.
2011 â€œLocating Internet Studies, Disciplinary or Multi-Discplinary Fieldâ€. with Bill Dutton. Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme 2011. Oxford University.
2011 â€œJobs, Books, and Journals: Perspectives on Startingâ€. Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme 2011. Oxford University.
2011 â€œManaging Digital Overloadâ€. IDDL Speakers Series. Virginia Tech.
2009 â€Critical Technical Practice: Praxis and Knowledge Production in Hacklabs. ARC Center for Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation Cultural Science Seminar Series. Queensland University of Technology.
2009 â€œInterpretive Methods, Actor-network Theory/ies, and Scienceâ€. ARC Center for Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation Cultural Science Seminar Series. Queensland University of Technology.
2009 â€œCultural Environmentalism: Control Contra Creativity in Internet Researchâ€. Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme 2009, Queensland University of Technology.
2009 â€œScience in Virtual Worlds: the Interplay of Interactivity and Informationâ€. Infoscape Research Lab. Ryerson University.
2008 â€œNorms and Meaning in Virtual Worldsâ€. Workshop on Emerging Norms, Laws, and Ethics in Virtual Worlds, Sponsored by AAAS, ABA Science and Technology Law, and the Sandra Day Oâ€™Connor School of Law.
2008 â€œPerspectives on the future of Second Life and other virtual spaces for educationâ€. Vbusiness Expo. In Second Life.
2007 â€œPolicy Appliances: Pushing the Politics and Political Economy of Globalization in the Information Ageâ€. Department of Communication Colloquium, University of Illinois at Chicago.
2007 â€œNew Trends in E-Teaching: Second Lifeâ€. e-Teaching Symposium. University of Illinois at Chicago
2007 â€œThe Policy Appliance as a Globalizing Influence in the Information Political Economyâ€. Faculty of Information Studies Colloquium, University of Toronto.
2003 â€œEthical implications of Three Advanced Research Technologiesâ€. Digital Aesthetics and Communications, Information Technology University of Copenhagen.
Recent abstracts and/or papers read
2014 “Darknets, Resistance, and the Governance of Internet Technologies”. Interpretive Policy Analysis: Governance and Beyond. Wageningen University. Wageningen, The Netherlands.
2014 “The Academic Fraud-o-Sphere: Communicating Academic Social Norms via Social Software”. Canadian Communication Association. Brock University, St. Catherines. Ontario, Canada.
2014 “The Academic Fraud-o-Sphere: the Tensions of the Global/Local Academic Norms in Relation to the Digital Mediations of Academic Fraud, Plagiarism, and Bullying”. Dispersions. Canadian Association of Cultural Studies. Wilfrid Laurier University. Waterloo, Canada.
2013 “The Culture of Fear and Anxiety in the Age of the App”. Apps & Affect Conference. Western University, Canada.
2013 “Collaborative and Participatory Learning in the 21st Century”. HASTAC Conference, York University, Canada.
2013 “Mutatis Mutandis: Darknets, Resistance and the Technicities of Internet Governance”. Dark Side of the Digital, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee, Milwaukee. USA.
2012 “Policy Dramas in IPv6 Standardization”. Interpretive Policy Analysis Conference. Tilburg, The Netherlands.
2012 “Hacking Global Markets”. Association of Cultural Studies. Crossroads of Cultural Studies Conference, Paris, France.
2012 “Hacking Together Globally”. Canadian Communication Association 2012 Conference. Waterloo, Ontario.
2011 “The Social Workshop as PLE: Lessons from Hacklabs”. Personal Learning Environments. Southampton University, Southampton, UK.
2011 “From Hacklabs to Hacker Markets: Becoming Complicit in Self Exploitation”. Moral Economies of Creative Labour, Leeds University, Leeds, UK.
2011 “Interpeting the In/visibilities of ACTA and the Past-Futures of the Internet”. Interpretive Policy Analysis. Cardiff, UK.
2011 “Our Knowledge is our Market: Commerciality and Materiality in Hackerspace and Hacklabs”. Cultural Studies Association. Chicago, Illinois.
2011 “Information Excess in the Age of Cyberinfrastructures and our Governance. International Studies Association. Montreal, Canada.
2010 “Pragmatic Politics of Dis/engagement in Hacklab and Hackerspace Websites”. DIY Citizenships. University of Toronto. Toronto, Canada.
2010 “Analyzing Hacklabs as Sites of Sustainable Innovation and Critical Technical Practice. Internet 11.0. Goteborg, Sweden.
2010 “CMS Futures: the Way Ahead for Course Management Systems. Internet Research 11.0. Goteborg, Sweden.
2010 “Mobility, Corporate Funding, and the Capitalist Policies of Academic Research”. Risky Entanglements: Contemporary Research Cultures Imagined and Practiced. Vienna, Austria.
2010 “Crabgrass: a Technical study”. Values in Design Workshop. NYC.
2010 “Explode the University”. Digital Media and Learning. UCSD, La Jolla, California.
2009 â€œWhere Did the Users go: a Case Study of an Event-driven Memory Bank”. Cultural Heritage Online 2009. Fondazione Rinascimento Digitale Firenze. Florence, Italy.
2009 “McLuhan’s Ecologies: Knowledge, Communication and Change”. National Communication Association. Chicago.
2009 “The ‘Objects’ of Internet Research: Towards a Cosmopolitical Approach”. Internet Research 10.0 . Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
2009 “Silence for the Bits: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Cyberinfrastructure Discourse”. Internet Research 10.0 . Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
2009 “Technology, Culture, and Learning: Towards a Transdisciplinary Topic”. Landscapes of Learning conference. WLU Brantford, et. al. Brantford, Ontario, Canada.
2009 “Material Mediations in Policy Discourse”. 4th Interpretation and Policy Analysis. Kassel, Germany.
2008 “Constructing Science: Mapping the Range of Information and Interactivity in SciLands”. Internet Research 9.0. Copenhagen, Denmark.
2008 “Collecting and Preserving Webbed Memories from the Virginia Tech Tragedy”. Web Site Histories. Ã„rhus, Denmark.
2008 “Interactivity and information: designing in SL for knowledge production”. Designing for Learning in Virtual Worlds, Roskilde, Denmark.
2008 “Web 2.0”. Taking it to the web: political participation in the internet age. Choices and Challenges,Virginia Tech, USA.
2008 “Information and conflict”. Taking it to the web: political participation in the internet age. Choices and Challenges, Virginia Tech, USA.
2008 â€œPolicy Appliances: pushing the politics and political economy of globalization in the information ageâ€. Thinking Critically: Alternative Perspectives and Methods in Information Studies. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Milkwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.
2006 Mediawiki as Courseware modifications
2004 Drupal implementation for academic departments
2004 Virtual Learning Environment based on Drupal-Ed CMS
2004 OLMA Chat system
2002 Recursive Database API for Data-gathering in Research Projects
2001 Web-based Research Tool with Rafael Arancibia
2001 Textual Analysis Tool and Search Engine with Rafael Arancibia
2001 Application Framework for Web Systems with Rafael Arancibia
2001 Advanced Conference Management System with Rafael Arancibia
2001 Group Authoring and Publishing System for Community Arts Network with Rafael Arancibia
2001 Knowledge Management/Community System with Rafael Arancibia
2000 Roommate Listing Service
2000 Expertise Portal System with Rafael Arancibia
2000 E-print Exchange System
1999 Peer Review System
1999 Web Link Management System
1999 Conference Listing Service System
1999 Circular Encyclopedia System with Kim Gausepol
1999 Academic Conference Organizing System with Kim Gausepol
International Proposals, Standards, and Recommendations
2002.Â (Co-authored as member of the AoIR ethics working committee).Â Ethical decision- making and internet research: recommendations from the aoir ethics working committee.Â Available online: http://www.aoir.org/reports/ethics.pdf.
2001.Â Hunsinger, Jeremy.Â Development of Internet Societal Task Force Bylaws, Procedures, and Guidelines
2000.Â Hunsinger, Jeremy.Â with Jonathan Robin, et.Â al.Â ISTF Practical Application of Privacy and Security Working Group
Notable Websites and Archives Hosted and/or Maintained
2009-Present STSwiki.org (Science and Technology Studies wiki)
2003-2011 SiOnline (Situationists International Online)
2000-2011 New River Journal of Digital Writing and Art
2000-2005 Aoir.org (Association of Internet Researchers)
1998-2011 Feminist Theory Website
SUPERVISION AND TEACHING
Wilfrid Laurier University
Finished 2014: “Policy Communication and Zoning Processes: A Case Study of the City of Kitchenerâ€™s Warehouse District”. Robert Bruce. Supervisor, Communication Studies
Finished 2013: “Positions on Anonymous: Tricksterism, Autonomist Marxism and Online Dissent”. Joshua Hissa. Supervisor, Communication Studies
Finished 2013: “A Visual Analysis of Social Business Software and Social Media”. Rebecca Andrews. Supervisor, Communication Studies
Finished 2013: “Wikileaks: a Vehicle for Pursuing Accountability for Public Bodies, Transparency and Fact?”. Kathy Dobson. Reader, Communication Studies
Finished 2013: “#Occupy Twitter: A Content Analysis of Toronto Activistsâ€™ Use of Twitter During the Occupy Movement”. Robert Woodrich. Reader, Department of Communication Studies
Finished 2012: . “Social Media for Social Change: A Critical Analysis of the Formation of Social Movement Campaigns on YouTube and an Examination of the Phenomenon of Celebrity within the It Gets Better Project”. Dan Towers. Supervisor, Department of Communication Studies
Finished 2012: “Remediated, Reformulated, Rewritten”. Anne Ramsay. Reader, Department of Communication Studies
Finished 2013: “Analysis of Media Discourse Surrounding Urban Planning Issues: A Case Study of Transit City”. Mahtot Gebrassalassie. Co-Supervisor, University of Waterloo, Department of Planning, (Master’s Thesis)
Finished 2012: “How to Design a Virtual Innovation Ecology”. Peter Rives. External reader, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, (Ph.D. Dissertation)
Finished 2011: “Learning to Do Democracy: Deliberative Capacity in Political Blogging Communities”. Mike Habegger. Co-Supervisor, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Political Science, (Masterâ€™s Thesis)
Finished 2010: “Social Networking and the Web Campaign: Observations from the 2010 Election for the U.S. House of Representatives”. Mark Oliver.Second Reader, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of Political Science, (Masterâ€™s Thesis)
Graduate courses: by year
2014 CS601 Research Methods in Communication Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
2012 CS640 Critical Internet Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University
2011 PSCI/MPIA 5354 Public Policy Analysis, Virginia Tech
2010 PSCI/MPIA/GIA/UAP 5164 Collaborative Governance and Civil Society, Virginia Tech
2010 PSCI/MPIA 5374 E-governance, Virginia Tech
2006, 2007 SILS 665 Projects in Digital Archives, Pratt Institute
2006, 2007 SILS 628 Internet Resources for the Information Professional (Library/Web 2.0), Pratt Institute
Wilfrid Laurier University Communication Studies:
2015 CS101 Mass Communication in Canada (Active Learning Version)
2014 CS213 Technology and Society
2014 CS101 Mass Communication in Canada
2013 CS400 Senior Seminar. Making as Communication
2013 CS101 Mass Communication in Canada
2012 CS400 Senior Seminar: Internet Studies
2012 CS403 Senior Lecture: Cosmopolitan Cultures, Technologies, and Communication
2012 CS333 Alternate media
Prior Universities (Taught once unless otherwise notes)
Comm 103 Introduction to Media (University of Illinois, Chicago), taught twice
Comm 234 History of Television (University of Illinois, Chicago)
Comm 490 Senior Seminar in Communication and Culture (University of Illinois, Chicago)
Honors 123 Scholarly Communication in the Digital Age II: Ethnography of Communication (University of Illinois, Chicago)
Library and Information Science 120 Information Technology Ethics (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee)
PSCI 3764 Contemporary Democratic Theory (Virginia Tech), taught four times
PSCI/PHIL 3015 Ancient and Medieval Political Theory (Virginia Tech), taught six times
PSCI/PHIL 3016 Modern Political Theory (Virginia Tech), taught twice
PSCI/COMM 3244 Political Communications (Virginia Tech), taught twice
PSCI 4984 Senior Seminar The Internet: Power, Politics and Policy (Virginia Tech)
PSCI 3554 Comparative Political Economy: Political Economy of the Internet (Virginia Tech), taught three times
SCHOLARLY AND PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES
Past Journal Co-Editor (2007-2009): Learning Inquiry by Springer A + B Media.
Co-editor book series: Transdisciplinary Studies, Sense Publishers
Journals:FastCapitalism since 2012
International Journal of Internet Research Ethics since 2007
International Journal of Illich Studies since 2010
Triple-C: Open Access Journal for a Global Sustainable InformationSociety since 2009
Executive Positions in academic, professional, administrative, business organizations or boards
2014-present Treasurer, Cultural Studies Association of Canada
2014-present Technical Advisor, Board Member, Samarianwoman28, Waterloo, Ontario, CA (Art Nonprofit Startup)
2009-present Critical Policy Studies Organizing committee, Technical Coordinator
2012-2013 Advisory Board, Hackademy, Waterloo, Ontario, CA (Social Innovation Startup)
2010-2012 Coordinating Committee, Ada Lovelace Day
2009- 2012 International Association of Media and Communication Research, Vice Chair, Policy Task Force
1999-2005 Association of Internet Researchers, Executive Committee
Memberships in academic, professional, administrative, business organizations or boards
Association of Internet Researchers joined 2000-Current
Canadian Communication Association Joined 2011 -Current
Canadian Association of Cultural Studies joined 2012 -Current
International Studies Association Current
Internet Engineering Task Force 2001-Current
Internet Governance Forum Since founded-Current
Internet Society 1996-Current (Washington, D.C. Chapter) 2012-Current (Canada Chapter)
National Communications Association Current
Society for the Social Studies of Science 2004-Current
Journal and Monograph Referee
Australian Journal of Educational Technology
Canadian Journal of Communication
Critical Discourse Studies
Ethics and Information Technology
Information, Communication, & Society
Information Systems Journal
International Journal of Communications
International Journal of Internet Research Ethics
Journal of Computer Mediated Communication
Journal of International Relations and Development
Journal of Organizational Computing and Electronic Commerce
Journal of Virtual Worlds Research
Learning, Media, & Technology
New Media & Society
New Review of Hypermedia and Multimedia
New York University Press
Science, Technology and Human Values
TechnÃ©: Research in Philosophy and Technology
The Communication Review
The Information Society
Topia: Canadian Journal of Cultural Studies
External Grant Referee
MITACS Accellerate Reviewer
National Science Foundation
Social Science and Humanities Research Council
Social Science Research Council (SSRC) Dissertation Fellowship Reviewer
2010 Cultures in Game/Worlds with Adrienne Massanari at Cultural Studies Association, Chicago, Illinois.
2009 Critical Internet Theory with Wolfgang Hofkirchner at Internet Research 10.0, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Sponsored by Joi Lab
2009 Hack Labs: Collaborative design in the global economy at Swinburne University of Technology. Sponsored by DesignVictoria and Swinburne University of Technology
2009 Learning and research in Second Life, Brisbane with Ross Brown at Queensland University of Technology. Sponsored by the Center for Creative Industries and Innovation at QUT
2008 Learning and research in Second Life with Aleks Krotoski at Internet Research 9.0. Copenhagen, Denmark. Sponsored by Games for Change and Linden Lab
2007 Learning and research in Second Life with Aleks Krotoski at Internet Research 8.0 Vancouver, Canada. Sponsored by Joi Lab and Linden Lab
Other service activities
2014 Academia.edu advised on collaborative technologies via digital interview
2014-2008 International Communication Association Conference Submission Reviewer
2014-1999 Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference Submission Reviewer
2014-2007 Journal New Media & Society Technical Coordinator
2013 Canadian Association of Cultural Studies Reviewer
2013 WebScience Conference Reviewer
2013-2011,Â 2009 Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme Instructor
2012-2011 Information Science and Social Media Conference Reviewer
2011 Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme Admittance Reviewer
2011-2007 Cultural Attitudes Towards Technology and Communication Conference Reviewer
2010 Critical Code Studies Online Working Group
2010-2009 SIGCHI Reviewer
2009 CSCW reviewer
2006 Governance and Conflict Resolution in Virtual Worlds, Linden Lab
2006-2004 International Internet Preservation Consortium, Advisory Group for Research
2005 Digital Arts and Culture Conference Reviewer
2005 Computers and Writing Conference Reviewer
2005-2000 Association of Internet Researchers Ethics Research Group
2004-2003 Association of Internet Researchers Journal Working Group
2003 Choices and Challenges: Big Brother Technologies Advisory Committee
2002 Interactive Game Developers Association, Curriculum Development for Computer Game Studies
2002 Internet Engineering Task Force: Intellectual Property Rights Working Group
2001 Internet Engineering Task Force: Responsible Use of Networks Working Group
2001 Association of Internet Researchers First Conference Internet Research 1.0 Program Chair
2001 Thinkquest: Social Sciences and Humanities Judge
2000 Learning 2000 Conference Organization
2000 Thinkquest and Thinkquest Jr. Judge
1999 Internet Societal Task Force: Internet Societal Task Force Elected Officer
1999 Thinkquest Competition: Social Sciences Category. Judge
1998 Learning On-Line. Conference Organization
ADMINISTRATIVE AND COMMUNITY SERVICE
Wilfrid Laurier University
2014-2015 Part Time Faculty Hiring Committee (PTAC), Program in Cultural Studies
2014-2015 Chair, Program Coordinating Committee, Program in Cultural Studies
2014-2015 Curriculum Committee, Department of Communication Studies
2014-2015 PTAC, Department of Communication Studies
2014 Contributed to Departmental IPRM Document.
2011-2015 Research Ethics Committee, Department of Communication Studies
2011-2014 Research Committee, Department of Communication Studies (end in Fall Semester)
2011-2014 Media/PR Committee. Department of Communication Studies
2013-2014 Chair, Research Committee. Department of Communication Studies
2013-2014 Chair, Research Ethics Committee. Department of Communication Studies
2012-2014 DAPC (Promotions and Tenure). Department of Communication Studies
2012-2014 Residence Learning Community Committee. Department of Communication Studies
2011-2013 Contributing Author and Committee Member. MA and BA in Communication Studies Cyclical Review Self-Study Report.
2012-2013 Chair. Research Ethics Committee. Department of Communication Studies
2011-2012 Laurier Day Department of Communications Representative.
2011-2012 10/100 Program Committee. Department of Communication Studies
2014-current Director of Cultural Studies, Program in Cultural Studies
2014-2015 Deans Advisory Council
2014 Digital Humanities Speakers Jill Walker-Rettberg and Scott Rettberg
2013 Digital Humanities Committee
2013 Think Arts Day
2014 Organized Community of Practice with Research Office for Internet Studies
2014 OCUFA/WLUFA Bargaining Workshop
2013 WLUFA Nominations Committee
2013-2014 WLUFA Communications committee
2011-2012 WLUFA Communications committee
2008-2009 Publications Committee. Alliance for Social, Political, Ethical, and Cultural Theory, Virginia Tech.
2008 Conference Committee. Department of Communications, University of Illinois, Chicago.
2007 Graduate Committee. Department of Communications, University of Illinois, Chicago.
2004 Faculty Advisor to Student Organization: Digital Game Development Organization, Virginia Tech
2003 Faculty Senate Computer Privacy Working Group, Virginia Tech
2010. Master Online Instructor certificate
2009.Â IRB: Human Subjects Compliance Issues, IRB certificate
2009.Â Foundations for Responsible Research Conduct
2005.Â Center for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching Reading group
2005.Â VT Research Policies
2005.Â Web of Science 7.0 and Journal Citation Reports by Thomson Customer Training
2005.Â Writing Successful Grants.Â Faculty Development Initiative, Virginia Tech
2004.Â Building a Logging Infrastructure.Â Internet Security Training Workshop, Virginia Tech
2004.Â Wireless Network Security.Â Internet Security Training Workshop, Virginia Tech
2003.Â Tools and Resources for Faculty Research.Â Faculty Development Institute, Virginia Tech
2001.Â Freeware Security Tools You Need.Â SANS-Edu
2001.Â Forensics Techniques in Incident Response STEP by STEP.Â SANS-Edu.
1999.Â Macromedia Web Development Courseware
1998.Â Using Blackboard to Teach Online
1997.Â Daedelus Writing Environment Training
1996.Â Graduate Teaching Assistant Training
New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Miami Herald, L.A.Â Times, USA Today, The Guardian, The Australian, IEEE Spectrum, New Yorker Magazine, WVTF Radio, Make Magazine Blog, BoingBoing, and others.