I am a communicator and academic with over ten years of experience in the public sector, academia, and the technology industry. For full details on my experience, you can access my academic CV here.


University of Guelph

Ph.D. Candidate, Literary Studies

Dissertation: The Instagram Effect: Contemporary Canadian Poetry Online

Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarships – Doctoral, SSHRC

McMaster University

M.A., Cultural Studies and Critical Theory, 2012-2013

University of Ottawa

B.A.H., Major in English, Major in Communication

Research Experience

Graduate Student Research Assistant, Translating Digital Canadas, University of Guelph

January 2020 – Present

  • Research and development of John Norton Archive
  • Analyze online discourse about Canadian literature and Canada Reads
  • Write blog posts for website
  • Manage Twitter account

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, School of English and Theatre Studies, University of Guelph

January 2019 – April 2019

  • TA for “Reading the Contemporary World”
  • High-enrollment, distance education undergraduate course
Teaching Assistant, English & Cultural Studies, McMaster University

September 2012 – April 2013

  • TA and discussion section instructor for “Modern British Literature”
  • High-enrollment, year-long, lecture-based undergraduate course

Professional Experience

Founder, KMO Communications

January 2022 – Present

Lead Brand Content Writer, OpenText

June 2021 – December 2021

Senior Brand Content Writer, OpenText

May 2018 – June 2021

Communications Writer, OpenText

March 2016 – May 2018

Customer Communications Writer, OpenText

November 2014 – March 2016

Project Officer, Treasury Board Secretariat, Government of Canada

July 2014 – October 2014

Communications Consultant, Protak Consulting, Public Works and Government Services Canada, Government of Canada

May 2013 – June 2014

Communications Officer, AFD, Public Works and Government Services Canada, Government of Canada

June 2012 – August 2012

Analyst, Department of Justice, Government of Canada

March 2012 – April 2012